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Sony LIB-D81 Configuration Information for IBM Spectrum Proctect Server (formerly TSM)

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Configuration Information for Sony LIB-D81


Beginning with Version 7.1.3, IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager is now IBM Spectrum Protect™. Some applications such as the software fulfillment systems and IBM License Metric Tool use the new product name. However, the software and its product documentation continue to use the Tivoli Storage Manager product name. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see technote 1963634.

Sony LIB-D81

Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Addresses
Sony LIB-D81


1. Maximum numbers of drives and storage slots supported
    1 drive 8 slots

2. When a barcode reader is installed, barcodes are supported.

3. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation
    Library ID : SONY LIB-D81 --- Firmware : 0101
    Drive ID : SONY SDX-500V --- Firmware : 0101

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

5. Available drives

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 #: 1173393

Modified date: 06 July 2009