discovering 3590 serial numbers on NT
I have multiple AIX TSM servers using 3590 tape drives (in two 3494
libraries) across a SAN. When I needed to know the serial numers of the
rmtX devices I just used "lscfg -vl rmtX". This enabled me to define the
appropriate drives to the correct TSM library. Simple.
When I build a similar TSM environment on NT and the TSM device driver
discovers the 3590s across the SAN I get a list of mtx.x.x.x devices. How
do I find out which physical 3590 each mtx.x.x.x device corresponds to? I
can't find anything similar to "lscfg" for NT.
At the moment I'm having to define one tape drive to a library. Mount a
tape in the drive (if possible) and then use mtlib to see which tape drive
has got that tape mounted. Repeat for each drive.....
Surely there is a simpler way???
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