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.
FileWizard TSM synchronizes the migrated files with the stub files left on the server, and has an "undelete" capability which can re-create stub files if they do not exist for migrated files.
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.
During the migration, data files were automatically replaced by small stub files so that researchers can transparently retrieve the archived data.
Unlike HSM-only solutions, Atempo Digital Archive provides rich search and retrieval capabilities--from a drag-and-drop user interface to stub files to metadata search.
With Double-Take Cargo, inactive files can be removed from the primary server and replaced by small stub files that transparently link to the full file content on the Double-Take target server.