How to copy a tape into another tape ?

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Operating Systems AIX How to copy a tape into another tape ?
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Old 01-23-2008
How to copy a tape into another tape ?

I am new to AIX. I want to make a duplicate tape. How can I do that ?
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Old 01-25-2008
you can user the tcopy command
tcopy /dev/rmtx /dev/rmtx
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