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Sebastien Bertrand

Member Since:
April 19th 2011
28 Posts
Location:
TORONTO ONTARIO
Restoring from Cache-A
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I'm testing the restore function of CatDV Pro. All of my catalogs have been backed up to LTO tapes using the Archive function in CatDV. 4 tapes so far. I moved an older media file offline and told Cat
Re: Restoring from Cache-A
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Hello Lee, To me it sound like the is data of the vtape (hard drive in the cache-a) that has not been copied to an LTO tape yet. You have to make that data move to an empty tape before you can restore
Clip number limitations in Catalog
by Robb Harriss 7 years ago
So the transition "back" to Avid continues it's interesting path. . . OK, so the basic limitation for the number of clips in a catalog is around 5,000. Understood that it's not a hard and fast rule, b
Re: Clip number limitations in Catalog
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Hello Robb, If you have the MXF option, catdv creates metaclips that contains all your separate files. So if you say each clip is made of 3 files, you get 3800 clips for each file + 3800 3 for each me
Denying permissions
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I would like to deny users access to the media folder that CatDV moves elements to but at the same time allow the users access to that media through CatDV. When I restrict permissions for certain user
Re: Denying permissions
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
The worker only needs the permissions for the user is is logged in as. So if the worker is running in a windows session logged in as "admin" then only admin needs read-write to the media folders. You
replaceClip failed Error
by Jessica Mantheiy 7 years ago
We have a client that is receiving the following error in CatDV: replaceClip failed (Data truncation: Data too long for column 'history' at row 1) This error is occurring when trying to modify 18 of 2
Re: replaceClip failed Error
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
It was around version 10.0 that I had that problem if I remember well. But it might have been in one of the latest 9.x versions. I'm not sure anymore. Sebastien Bertrand Systems Technologist www.tfo.o
Using CatDv with Mac's and PC's
by Eli Garrett 7 years ago
We are running CatDV 9 on an all Mac environment and it has been working great, I am now trying to change it to a mixed enviroment with some PC clients and I am running into the problem that all of th
Re: Using CatDv with Mac's and PC's
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Hello Eli, Yes, CatDV works very well in a mixed environment. If you add a path mapping from Volumes yourvolumename to V: you mac clients should not be affected, they will still find the clips in Volu
Promise VTrak E610f without a Fiber Switch?
by Øystein Rabbe 7 years ago
I have been using a setup that is not very efficient for a while and I wonder what could be a affordable change to make it work better. Here is my current setup: RAID: Vtrak 610f 12TB 2x FiberOptics c
Re: Promise VTrak E610f on a Fiber Switch?
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Simon, Please send me an email privately at sebastien at ordigraphe.com Sebastien Bertrand Systems Integrator, Ordigraphe Inc. Toronto, Canada http: www.ordigraphe.com
CatDV on Virtual Linux Server?
by Scott Goddard 7 years ago
Some IT specific questions relating to CatDV Server... 1. Can CatDV Enterprise Server run on a virtual Linux server If so, is there a recommended 'flavour' of Linux 2. If we put CatDV Enterprise Serve
Re: CatDV on Virtual Linux Server?
by Sebastien Bertrand 7 years ago
Hello Scott, The enterprise server does run on linux, as long as you have java and mysql installed. However, the CatDV worker, responsible for all the automations does not run on linux, so you will ne
Cannot paste metadata
by Jessica Mantheiy 8 years ago
Have a client that is running CatDV 9.06 (CatDV Server Control Panel 6.6.0) and is not able paste metadata. They don't have the "Paste metadata" option in "Edit" drop down menu. Had someone else check
Re: Cannot paste metadata
by Sebastien Bertrand 8 years ago
Hello Jessica, You have to enable the Advanced menu in Preferences- General- Menus It will make the "Paste Metadata" option show up in the Edit menu. Cheers, Sebastien Bertrand Systems Integrator, Ord
Server 6.7 feature question
by Jeff Handy 8 years ago
According to the info at http: www.squarebox.com upgrade.html, CatDV server can be used for licensing desktop software. Does that make the desktop licenses floatable That'd be a pretty big deal for us
Re: Server 6.7 feature question
by Sebastien Bertrand 8 years ago
Hello Jeff, No it doesn't. See the following from the 6.7 release notes: "Please note that using the CatDV Server as a license server does not change the basic license terms. Licenses are not concurre
IBM XIV Gen3 or Stornext SAN?
by Eric Lanouette 8 years ago
Quantum Stornext seems to be mainstream and widely used for video production storage but as the business I work for already own an IBM XIV Gen3 I could easily use it over iSCSI with our Macs, why woul
Re: IBM XIV Gen3 or Stornext SAN?
by Sebastien Bertrand 8 years ago
Hello Eric, Stornext is a hardware agnostic filesystem and IBM XIV is a hardware storage solution. Stornext allows several clients to share the same volume read write at block level. You could very we
Quantum LTO-5 Tape Library - TAR GNU Commands from MAC
by Paul Korver 9 years ago
Hi All, We just installed and integrated a new StorNext 8GB Fiber SAN (NetApp Hardware running dual RHEL MDCs as server w failover). It's Stornext 4.1 MDCs with 5x Mac workstations running XSAN as cli
Re: Quantum LTO-5 Tape Library - TAR GNU Commands from MAC
by Sebastien Bertrand 9 years ago
I said BRU tape tools, but I meant Tolis Tape Tools. Sebastien Sebastien Bertrand Ordigraphe Inc. Toronto, Canada http: www.ordigraphe.com
Thunderbolt
by Nigel Thompson 9 years ago
OK: So im waiting for the new Thunderbolt drives to be released and wondering who the heck will be selling Thunderbolt switches (if needed) so i can make this thing into a Tbolt SAN. Is the technology
Re: Thunderbolt
by Sebastien Bertrand 9 years ago
There is already on the market some PCIe switches (like Accusys exasan) that are usable in a SAN infrastructure. As far as I know, those never really took off on the market so far, but they allow you
iSCSI testing using SNS GlobalSAN Initiator
by Robert Root 9 years ago
Hello all, Advanced warning, this is my first foray into iSCSI... I hope this is the right forum for this also. I am doing some testing using iSCSI to see about investing in some dedicated SAN servers
Re: iSCSI testing using SNS GlobalSAN Initiator
by Sebastien Bertrand 9 years ago
The iSCSI target on the linux side has nothing to do with configuring LVM or creating volume groups (although you might want to use that to prepare your storage first, creating a LV will not make it a
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