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IBM TS4300 Tape Library

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Automatic ingest for new tapes

I want to load new tapes into I/O slots and have them automatically moved into available slots based on function (data tape or cleaning tape). Right now, at least one magazine must be fully removed to add new tapes.
almost 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 3 Future consideration

Allow specification of CN in LDAP authentication for TS4300 login

Currently when configuring LDAP authentication on TS4300 the user CN is fixed cn=xxxxx.Modern authentication servers use different common names than "CN" - like "UID", ... Please add ability to specify which User CN is being used for LDAP connecti...
about 4 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 1 Future 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

Export Library Activity from GUI and REST API

Talked with Jason Peipelman and IBM RAS engineer about this request and they all agreed this is a good idea, not just this product but all library products. This Library Activity is visible on GUI, but customer would like to download this informat...
over 2 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 0 Future consideration

Multiples Users logged in simultaneously

When a Library TS4300 is logically partitioned in several logical libraries every admin or operator need to do some administratives jobs on their own Logical Library, on the actual restriction to do simultaneos login , its not possible for all of ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM TS4300 Tape Library 0 Future 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