Using the service magazine
Use the service magazine to perform service-related cartridge actions.
About this task
Videos are available showing how to insert cartridges in the service magazine: Service Magazine.
Complete the following steps to insert cartridges into the service magazine:
- Open the back door.
Remove the cartridge magazine by lifting up the blue tab (
Figure 1) and pull the cartridge
Note: Make sure that you keep the cartridge magazine horizontal as you move it to and from the library.
- Insert the cartridges in the magazine.
Reinstall the cartridge magazine by lining up the skis (
Figure 2) that are present on
both sides of the cartridge magazine with the tracks in the drive slot
3 as in
The blue latch will click and green power indicator (
4 as in
Figure 3) will light up, after the
magazine is connected properly.
After you insert the cartridge magazine, the library automatically moves the cartridges into storage slots. How each cartridge is assigned to a logical library depends on the configured VOLSER ranges.
View the state of inserted cartridges from the System or Cartridge page of the Diamondback management GUI.