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Removal of tape library object RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a new DPM 2012 R2 installation with a HPE MSL 2024 connected over SAS. However, due to a firmware failure on the SAS controller it was shown twice in Device manager, but after a downgrade this is now resolved. When I perform a rescan in DPM, the console crashes and restarts, so I want to try to remove it from the DPM console so that I can make a rescan, after the downgrade. I have tried with the remove-dpmtape PS command, but get the following error:

    Remove-DPMTape : Cannot bind parameter 'DPMLibrary'. Cannot convert the "Hewlett Packard MSL G3 Series library  (x64 based)" value of type "System.String" to type "Microsoft.Internal.EnterpriseStorage.Dls.UI.ObjectModel.Library".
    At line:1 char:1
    + Remove-DPMTape
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        + CategoryInfo          : InvalidArgument: (:) [Remove-DPMTape], ParameterBindingException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CannotConvertArgumentNoMessage,Microsoft.Internal.EnterpriseStorage.Dls.UI.Cmdlet.TriggerRemoveMediaCmdlet

    /Amir
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 8:00 AM