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1.4

Minor Versionm

by Rene Weber

Introduction

This guide describes all steps necessary to connect the Silent Brick System in VTL mode to a Quantum Stornext System in Version 7.

Silent Brick System Version >=2.39 is mandatory!

  1. Choose 'Library' -> 'Add'
    • Choose 'Library' -> 'Add'

    • Library Name: Choose a custom Name

    • Library emulation: MSL6480

    • Custom revision: 6.24

    • Barcode range: Default

  2. Follow the wizard or choose the ‚Logical Drives‘-Tab in the library view in order to assign new drives to your library Logical Drive Name Prefix: Default
    • Follow the wizard or choose the ‚Logical Drives‘-Tab in the library view in order to assign new drives to your library

    • Logical Drive Name Prefix: Default

    • Number of Logical Drives: As desired

    • Tape emulation: IBM ULT3580-TD5

    • Assign the needed number of Bricks

    • One Brick will be one Tape

  3. FibreChannel connection is only available if your Silent Brick System is equipped with a FibreChannel Card Client Name: Enter the name of your connecting host Target Port: Select the physical Fibre Channel Port.
    • FibreChannel connection is only available if your Silent Brick System is equipped with a FibreChannel Card

    • Client Name: Enter the name of your connecting host

    • Target Port: Select the physical Fibre Channel Port.

    • Enumeration starts from right to left (Right: Port 0) (Left: Port 1).

    • Initiator WWN: Choose the WWN of your connected host

  4. Make sure the drivers for your Media Changer and for the Tape Drives are installed correctly.
    • Make sure the drivers for your Media Changer and for the Tape Drives are installed correctly.

  5. Refer to the Quantum Support for setting up the Connection to the Virtual Tape Library.
    • Refer to the Quantum Support for setting up the Connection to the Virtual Tape Library.

    • Make adjust the Tape Blockige prior to formatting the tape. Recommended size are 256 KB - 1 MB

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