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BDT MultiStor, Fujitsu ETERNUS LT140 and Overland Storage NEO XL40 Configuration Information for IBM Spectrum Protect Server

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Abstract

Configuration information for BDT MultiStor, Fujitsu ETERNUS LT140 and Overland Storage NEO XL40

Content

BDT MultiStor
Fujitsu ETERNUS LT140
Overland Storage NEO XL40
Model
Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Address
Base
1-3 HH
1001-1032
0
101-104

Notes:
  • Tape Library configurations for base model and with 6 expansion modules:
    • 3 Half-Height (HH) LTO drives per base module
    • 21 HH LTO drives per full stack
    • 40 slots per base module, 280 slots per full stack
    • 5 mailslots per base module, 35 mailslots per full stack
  • Barcodes are required.
  • Eight character barcodes are required. The last 2 characters must be the media identifier "L#" where # is the tape cartridge generation. For example, ABC456L8 for an LTO-8 cartridge. Without a proper barcode label, a volume will appear as "unknown media".
  • ELEMent=AUTODetect in the DEFINE/UPDATE DRIVE command is supported.
  • Support for IBM Ultrium 8 drives requires IBM Spectrum Protect Server 8.1.4 or later.
  • BDT MultiStor library is available with the following drives:
  • Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation
  • (Validated with IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.4.00)
    • Library ID : BDT MULTISTAK --- Firmware: 1.00
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH SAS Firmware: HB81
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH SAS Firmware: HB81
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH6 --- HH SAS Firmware: H991
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH FC Firmware: HB81
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH FC Firmware: HB81
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH6 --- HH FC Firmware: H991
  • (Validated with IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.7.00)
    • Library ID : FUJITSU  ETERNUS LT260 --- Firmware: 1.00
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH SAS Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH SAS Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH6 --- HH SAS Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH FC Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH FC Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH6 --- HH FC Firmware: JAY1
  • (Validated with IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.7.00)
    • Library ID : BDT MULTISTAK --- Firmware: 1.20
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH SAS Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH SAS Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH8 --- HH FC Firmware: JAY1
    • Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-HH7 --- HH FC Firmware: JAY1
  • The IBM device driver is required for IBM Ultrium drives. IBM device drivers are available at IBM Fix Central. Choose the following options from the drop-down menus.
    • Product Group -> System Storage
    • System Storage -> Tape systems
    • Tape systems -> Tape drivers and software
    • Tape drivers and software -> Tape device drivers
    • Platform -> Select the platform for the device driver
  • Mixed generation LTO (drive & media) is supported.
  • See Technote 1396706 for information on platforms on which SAS devices are supported.
  • BDT MultiStor is supported by IBM Spectrum Protect Sever version 8.1.4 or newer

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Server

Software version: 8.1.4

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2015722

Modified date: 11 June 2019