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Overland NEO 8000 Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for Overland NEO 8000


Overland NEO 8000

Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Address
NEO 8000 model 500 with Ultrium Gen 2 drives


1. Maximum numbers of elements supported
    The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager device driver prior to version 5.2.7 supports up to 12 drives, 500 storage slots, and 16 entry/exit ports.
    The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager device driver version 5.2.7 and later supports the multi-module configuration with up to 1000 storage slots, 24 drives, and 30 entry/exit ports.

2. Barcodes are supported.

3. See the Graphical User Interface touch screen for library configuration.

4. A cartridge cannot be checked into a fixed slot.

5. Device identifications and firmware levels
    Library ID : OVERLAND NEO Series --- Firmware : 0302
    Drive ID : HP Ultrium 2-SCSI --- Firmware : F5AH

6. ELEMent=AUTODetect in the DEFINE/UPDATE DRIVE command is supported.

7. Overland NEO 8000 is available with SDLT 600, HP Ultrium-2, HP Ultrium-3, and HP Ultrium-4 drives.

Library and drive may require different minimum Tivoli Storage Manager levels. Therefore, ensure that both library and drive hardware are supported. See "Supported Devices for AIX, HP-UX, Solaris and Windows" or "Supported Devices for Linux" for minimum supported version levels and platforms for these devices.

More information regarding device configuration is available in the Tivoli Storage Manager Administrator's Guide, which can be found in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager information center.

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Modified date:
17 June 2018