HP MSL 2024 with LTO4/LTO6 Drives RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a single MSL2024 with two drives with on each of LTO4 and LTO6 types. I am trying to use it as a single tape library with both drive types and mixed tables for both LTO4 and LTO6 tapes in the library. I need to restrict the Media Type of the drives to their specific version (LTO3, LTO4 or LTO6). Ideally I want to specific LTO3 and LTO4 media types to the LTO4 drive and the LTO6 media type to the LTO6 drive. When I check the media type of the drives MediaTypesSupported reports LTO_Ultrium and not the specific version of the LTO the drive is.

    Is there any way to set the specific versions of the LTO tapes to be used with each drive?

    I am trying to avoid have 2 virtual libraries within the MSL2024, which would make two libraries in DPM. I believe in this configuration I would only be able to use a single Library for the Protection group and not be able to use either.

    Thanks, Mike


    Friday, December 18, 2015 2:56 PM