I am way beyond over my head with this, so I apologize.
We have a RISC System/6000 with AIX 126.96.36.199 that uses an HP SureStore DAT 24 for tape backups.
I think the SureStore has stopped working and I can't replace the server until summer so...
1. How can one test if the tape drive is functional or not?
2. If it is in fact not working, what can I do to continue automatically backing up the server? No one in town will have anything to do with SCSI or DAT.
Thank you for your time.