Re: [Veritas-bu] NDMP Tape drives
Do you have the latest tape configuration files on your NetApp? Run a “storage show tape supported” on the filer and check. I ran a quick check on mine and don’t see any LTO5 drives listed as
supported (OnTap 184.108.40.206).
Check NOW for updated “tape_config” files. (NOW seems to be broken for me right now.) You can copy the new tape_config files onto the filer and it should pick them up. You may have to rescan your
tape buses to recognize them.
I have some new LTO5 drives and 2 of 4 of my netapps won’t show the drive serial numbers. I have checked switch ports, os levels, hba model and firmware. They
are all exactly the same. I am connected to a brocade switch and have the drives zoned properly. The netapps see the drives but if I run storage show tape on the nas it has a generic serial number instead of the serial number of the drive. This is preventing
me adding these new drives. Has anyone seen this?
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