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Exabyte 690D Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for Exabyte 690D


Exabyte 690D

Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Address
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1. Library capacity
    6 drives 90 slots

2. Barcodes are supported. For the barcode, use the manufacturer supplied barcode.

3. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation

    Library: EXABYTE Exabyte 690D --- Firmware: 1.05
    Drives: QUANTUM DLT7000 --- Firmware: 1E46

4. ELEMent=AUTODetect in the DEFINE/UPDATE DRIVE command is not supported.

5. The library is available with DLT 7000 drives.

6. A fixed slot (address 0) is present to hold a cleaning cartridge for the tape drives. The cleaning cartridge must be checked into the slot before the cleaning.

7. Three control modes (LCD mode, Serial Port Mode and SCSI Mode) are available. Configure the control mode as SCSI for Tivoli Storage Manager purposes.

Library and drive may require different minimum Tivoli Storage Manager levels. Therefore, ensure that both library and drive hardware are supported. See " Supported Devices for AIX, HP-UX, Solaris and Windows" or " Supported Devices for Linux" for minimum supported version levels and platforms for these devices.

More information regarding device configuration is available in the Tivoli Storage Manager Administrator's Guide, which can be found in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager information center.

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: All Supported Versions

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1052339

Modified date: 06 July 2009