Managing operator requests and queued work
The work queue lists all library requests, or work items, whether initiated by an application or by Removable Storage. A request to mount a tape in a library, for example, results in a mount work item listed in the work queue.
The following table describes the states that a work item can have:
An operator request is a message that asks you to perform a specific task. Operator requests can be issued by Removable Storage or by a program that is aware of Removable Storage, such as Backup. Removable Storage can generate an operator request when any of the following occur:
You can respond to operator requests by either completing or refusing the operator request. When you refuse an operator request, Removable Storage notifies the application that generated the request. By default, Removable Storage stores an operator request in the work queue for one hour after you respond to the request. For information about how to respond to an operator request, see To respond to an operator request
The following table describes the states that an operator request can have:
You can change how operator requests are displayed on your computer, delete operator requests, cancel any pending operation listed in the work queue, and change the order of mount requests in the work queue. For information about how to perform a specific task, click: