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IBM TS4300 Tape Library

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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

Ubuntu 22.04 lin_tape support

More and more applications are running on Ubuntu and we see a larger increase of request to add tape support for multiple applications such IBM Storage Protect, Storage Scale and other running on Ubuntu. But to combine does applications with a tap...
4 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under 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

Certify the SAS HBA "Adaptec Smart Storage PQI SAS / HP Smart Array P408e-p SR Gen10" for LTFS

Our environment: Server Model: HP ProLiant DL380 Gen10 OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 (Oopta) LTFS Version: ltfssde-2.4.5.1-10503.x86_64 Tape Library Model: IBM TS4300 Product ID: 3575-TL Firmware Version: 1.6.0.0-A00 SAS HBA Model: Adaptec Smar...
11 months ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

SSH ACCESS

Could you please provide SSH access in order to automatize some operations like backup of the conf ?
about 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration

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

Allow tape drive to be part of more than one logical library

I would like to have the possibility to assign one tape drive in a TS4300 to more than one logical library. Most tape libraries currently are not over-utilized, meaning there are a lot free time slots where drives are not in use. Having multiple (...
over 1 year ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Not under consideration

LTO9 media pre-calibration status on TS4300 gui

LTO9 medias need pre-calibration before they can used in production. TS4300 does not report pre-calibration status on it's media listing view. This should be reported on TS4300 graphical user interface.
about 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 2 Not under consideration

Several users connected to the IBM TS4300 tape library at the same time

Currently, only one person (on Operator Panel or Management GUI) can be logged in to the IBM TS4300 tape library at the same time. The customer would like several person to be able to connect to the library at the same time.
about 3 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Not under consideration