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Quantum Scalar 50 Library Configuration Information for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server

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Configuration Information for Quantum Scalar 50


Quantum Scalar 50

Drive Addresses
Storage Slot Addresses
Changer Address
Entry/Exit Slot Address


1. Library capacity
    4 drives 38 slots scalable to 76 slots

2. Barcodes are supported.

3. Device identifications and firmware levels used during validation with TSM
    Validated with TSM
    Library ID : QUANTUM SCALAR50 --- Firmware : 0029
    Drive ID : QUANTUM ULTRIUM 3 --- Firmware : 2023
    Validated with TSM 5.5.3
    Library ID : QUANTUM SCALAR50 --- Firmware : V51.0 (SAS interface)
    Drive ID : HP Ultrium 4-SCSI --- Firmware : U25Z

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

5. Scalar 50 is supported with the following drives
6. Quantum no longer ships the following drives with Scalar 50.
7. See Technote 1396706 for information on platforms on which SAS devices are supported.

Library and drive may require different minimum TSM 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