Re-instate the use of Symbolic or Soft linksfor DP10+.

Idea ID 1655937

Re-instate the use of Symbolic or Soft linksfor DP10+.

We have been a Data Protector site for 18 years.  Currently our site supports up 19 different customers thus we have 19 different installations of Data Protector 9.x.  During testing of the upgrade from DP9 -> DP10.03 I found that DP10.03 does not support Symbolic or Soft links.  All of our installations use these softlinks for DP, /opt/omni->/omni/opt/omni, /var/opt/omni->/omni/var/opt/omni and /etc/opt/omni->/omni/etc/opt/omni.  I order to modify requires 2 groups working with us for each environment to add more space to /opt and /var and down time to copy/move the data from /omni..... to /var, /opt and /.  Having all DP FS in one mounted FS, /omni, is very handy.

I would like Micro Focus /HPE continue with the support of the symbolic links which they had done up until the release of 10X.

Thanks

Chuck

 

 

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The latest release of Data Protector 2018.11 (10.20) offers support for symbolic links. 

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