stub file


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stub file

A data file or program that stands in for the original file. See HSM.
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File virtualization also must recognize stub files and offer global namespace functionality at the granular file level.
Then, these files would be deleted from secondary storage (and their stub files removed from primary storage), although they would be available in different states of modification from HSLIC's routine backup tapes, if needed.
* Management of actual stored content, as opposed to stub files, enhances control without increasing the complexity of the storage infrastructure.