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Quantum DXi4700 Series Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for Quantum DXi4700 Series


Quantum DXi4701
Starting Drive Address
Starting Storage Slot Address
Starting Changer Address
Starting Entry/Exit Slot Address

1. Quantum DXi4700 Series are disk backup solution. These virtual tape libraries (VTL's) can emulate various Quantum media changers and drives.

2. Barcodes are supported. 

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

4. Application Managed Encryption (AME) is not supported. 
5. Quantum Dxi4700 Series can emulate up to 64 drives.

6. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation

Quantum DXi4700 series Galaxy Release 3.0 (Validated with TSM 6.3.5 & 7.1.1):

Library ID : QUANTUM DXi4700 -- Firmware : 100A
Drive ID : HP ULTRIUM 5-SCSI -- Firmware : I30Z
Drive ID : IBM ULTRIUM-TD5 -- Firmware A5M0

7. If the emulated tap drives are IBM Ultrium tape drives, the IBM device driver is required. The IBM device drivers are available at IBM Fix Central. Choose the following options from the drop-down menus.

  • Product Group -> System Storage
  • System Storage -> Tape systems
  • Tape systems -> Tape drivers and software
  • Tape drivers and software -> Tape device drivers
  • Platform -> Select the platform for the device drive

Related technotes
  • Technote 7012510 - RELABELSCRATCH parameter supported for DEFINE and UPDATE library commands (for Virtual Tape Libraries)
  • Technote 1425849 - General Virtual Tape Library Considerations For Tivoli Storage Manager Servers

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Modified date:
30 November 2020