Windows operating systems
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Version 7.1

Drivers for IBM devices

Tivoli® Storage Manager supports IBM® device drivers for some IBM devices.

Install the IBM device driver for the following IBM devices:
  • IBM 3494 library
  • IBM Ultrium 3580, TS2230, TS2340 tape drives
  • IBM 3581, 3582, 3583, 3584 tape libraries
  • IBM 3590, 3590E, and 3590H tape drives
  • IBM 3592 and TS1120 tape drives
  • IBM TS3100, TS3200, TS3310, TS3400, and TS3500 tape libraries
IBM device drivers are available at the Fix Central support website:
  1. Go to the Fix Central website:
  2. Select System Storage for the Product Group menu.
  3. Select Tape systems for the System Storage menu.
  4. Select Tape drivers and software for the Tape systems menu.
  5. Select Tape device drivers for the Tape drivers and software menu.
  6. Select your operating system for the Platform menu.
It is recommended that you install the most current driver available.
For IBM device driver documentation, see the following links:

Tivoli Storage Manager supports all devices that are supported by IBM device drivers. However, Tivoli Storage Manager does not support all the operating-system levels that are supported by IBM device drivers. For the most up-to-date list of devices and operating-system levels that are supported by IBM device drivers, see the Tivoli Storage Manager Supported Devices website at