[T10] Tape Stream Mirroring Security
roweber at ieee.org
Sat Dec 26 06:45:18 PST 2015
The six PDF files attached to the original of this message were not
placed in the T10 Reflector archives in a useable format. Apparently,
the latest and so-called greatest reflector tools cannot detect PDF
attachments. Who knew!
Therefore, the ladder diagrams described below are being uploaded as:
All the best,
On 12/24/2015 3:53 PM, Dennis Appleyard wrote:
> During the November 19 Teleconference call on Extended Copy
> Enhancements for Tape there was a request that I prepare sequence
> diagrams to explain how tape stream mirroring (TSM) could be
> controlled by a tape library using ADC commands or by SSC commands
> sent to the copy source tape drive. The goal being to provide both
> control and security against unauthorized copying of data using tape
> stream mirroring. I am proposing the following new functions.
> ADC- set TSM capable/not capable, TSM allow/prevent
> ADC - check TSM capable/not capable, TSM allow/prevent
> SSC- set TSM allow/prevent
> SSC - check TSM capable/not capable, TSM allow/prevent
> These new functions will be implemented with a new ADC command, a new
> SSC command and two bits in the SSC Device Configuration Extension
> mode page (page code 10h, subpage code 01h).
> These new functions provide the ability to prevent or detect a TSM
> operation from a rogue application attempting to make an unauthorized
> tape copy of data while a tape is being written.
> I am updating 14-268r9 (it will get a new proposal number) with these
> changes for review at the January CAP meeting in Irvine.
> I would appreciate your comments on the sequence diagrams prior to the
> CAP meeting.
> Dennis Appleyard
> T10 mailing list
> T10 at t10.org
More information about the T10