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IBM TS4300 Tape Library

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New power supply models

A dozen of power supplies replacement in less than 6 months on two TS4300. The quality of this components have to be reviewed.
8 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Delivered

Expanded audit logging on TS4300 library

The audit logging from the TS4300 does meet our minimum requirements. The user performing the action is missing along with additional information. Requirements are • Date and time of event (UTC formatted time)• User ID of person performing the act...
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Delivered

Automate optimization of calibration of LTO9 tapes...

Cailbration of LTO9 tapes takes for ever. Script-magic is needed to optimize the calibration process. So that all tape drives are used in the library. This will need to change! The agony of calibration tapes grows as the library grows. . .
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 3 Delivered

Disable local accounts when AD/LDAP is active

Unlike the IBM TS4500, the TS4300 does not disable the local accounts when AD / LDAP active. This allows any AD based account that has admin role to create local admin accounts, bypassing all AD based controls and general security policies.
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Delivered