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IBM 36232 2U Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for IBM 36232LX 2U and IBM 36232SX 2U


IBM 36232LX 2U
IBM 36232SX 2U

Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Addresses


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

2. Barcodes are supported when a barcode scanner is installed.

3. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation

IBM 36232LX 2U
  • Library ID : IBM 36232LX --- Firmware : 1.30
  • Drive ID : IBM ULT3580-TD2 --- Firmware : A028

IBM 36232SX 2U
  • Library ID : IBM 36232SX --- Firmware : 1.20
  • Drive ID : QUANTUM SDLT320 --- Firmware : 5050

4. ELEMent=AUTODetect in the DEFINE/UPDATE DRIVE commands is supported.

5. IBM 36232LX is available with IBM LTO 2 drive, and IBM 36232SX is available with Quantum SDLT 320 drive.

6. The IBM device driver is required for IBM LTO drives and can be downloaded from

7. For more information on the libraries, visit the following links.

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 #: 1180759

Modified date: 06 July 2009