System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

Application Developer RCM Script (Task Map)

The following task map describes the tasks for an application developer who is creating an RCM script.



For Instructions 

1. Identify the resources your application uses. 

Identify the resources (device names) your application uses that you could potentially dynamically remove. 


2. Identify the commands to release the resource. 

Identify the commands for notifying the application to cleanly release the resource from the application. 

Application documentation 

3. Identify the commands for post-removal of the resource. 

Include the commands for notifying the application of the resource removal. 


4. Identify the commands if the resource removal fails. 

Include the commands for notifying the application of the available resource.  


5. Write the RCM script. 

Write the RCM script based on the information identified in tasks 1-4. 

Tape Backup RCM Script Example

6. Install the RCM script. 

Add the script to the appropriate script directory. 

How to Install an RCM Script

7. Test the RCM script 

Test the script by running the script commands manually and by initiating a dynamic reconfiguration operation. 

How to Test an RCM Script