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IBM TS4300 Tape Library

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Defining a logical library with only cartridge slots but without tape drives

The evolution request on the IBM TS4300 tape library is to have the possibility of defining a logical library with only cartridge slots but without tape drives. This improvement would allow to have an active logical partition which enables cartrid...
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Planned for future release

From RESTAPI be able to query setting on tape library

As a validation check we audit our estate daily looking for changes in configuration not following an agreed pattern. Can we please have a method via RESTAPI to query all the setting that can be set via the GUI Ideally I would like to get these fi...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Future consideration

Development team need to test the higher HBA drivers and Firmware levels to support TS4300 Tape library

Problem Statement: TS4300 Tape Library not detected from Windows 2019 OS end. Components Involved: Emulex LPe31000 HBA card and TS4300 Tape Library. Installed HBA card drivers version is : 14.0.376.10 Firmware : 12.8.351.7-11. As per the IBM Syste...
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

Support for SNMPv3 on the TS4300.

While SNMPv3 was supported on the older TS3100, it's not supported on the new generation TS4300 for more secure communication and the customer would like that feature to be added to the TS4300.
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

KMPI v2 protocoll support for TS4300

Our TS4300 Tape Library for LTO supports 2 ext. key managers for tape encryption: the IBM GKLM (before SKLM) and 3rd party key managers with KMIP communication. The supported KMIP protocoll version is v1.2. Unfortunately this protocoll version is ...
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Tape libraries (TS4500, TS4300, TS3200, TS3310, and TS3500) to alert if any tape is written with no encryption

Tape libraries (TS4500, TS4300, TS3200, TS3310, and TS3500) to alert if any tape is written with no encryption for any reason. This helps to avoid any unencrypted tapes being created in the environment.
over 3 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Planned for future release

Open I/O slots to all logical libraries

IBM problem number866018YV3V TS4300 currently does not allow I/O slots to be visible to all logical libraries defined in the tape library. I/O can only be assigned to a single logical library. This is different to how other TS Tape Libraries work ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Not under consideration

Customize visible Name for the Device in Browser-TAB

The customization of the visible Device-Name in the Browser-Header or Browser-Tab will be helpfull, if you have to manage multiple Devices. If you have to manage you will be able to identify the different Devices when you are able, to set the Devi...
17 days ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Support for Ubuntu 22.04

We have a customer who wishes to use Ubuntu Server version 22.04 with Storage Protect and FC attached TS4300 with LTO9 drives. Whilst the interop for SP suggests that this code level is supported, the SSIC for the TS4300 shows the latest support w...
5 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Not under consideration

Faster fiber channel interfaces for LTO drives

Recent generations of proprietary IBM tape formats (TS1160 and TS1170) support 16 Gbps, we would like to see LTO drives support this as well. 16 Gbps (or faster) Fiber Channel interfaces are necessary to get full performance from modern LTO drives...
7 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Planned for future release