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LTO4 and Veritas 10d or 11d

Alex Mahy
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Hi All
Quick question which I cant find an answer for..
Does anyone know if Symantec Veritas 10d or 11d support LTO4 drives?
We will be taking delivery of a Dell LTO4 POwervault MLP 6010 and need to know if we will have issues.
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I believe the short answer is yes, I have LTO 4 libraries running on 11D for certain.  I can't speak to powervault specifically but here is the link to the HCL from Symantec BE 11.  I can't find my 10D to know for sure.  

http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/286600.htm

I hope that helps
Alex MahyGroup IT Manager

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Hi A2
thanks for the prompt reply. I had already managed to speak to Dell who confirmed what you said RE 11d. I need to confirm 10d however and Symantecs website is rubbish. I have spent ages on the phone trying to get them to send me their HCL as it is impossible to dwonload from it (see link below)
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/281670.htm

Here is the link the the compatibility page
http://entsupport.symantec.com/carveout_PID_15047_view_CL.htm

Here is the link to the 11 compatibility chart
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/282249.htm

bottom line 10d does not 11 does
sorry cut myself off short, 11 does support LTO4 but does not mention that specific version. best to give them a call.
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hey IPF, I realized I put in the link to the software HCL. Sorry about that, it does seem you have the answer for 11D.    I did check Symantec's site for version 10 and I can't find anything definitive.  I am looking through my local docs to see if a copy of the 10D.  I am going into a meeting so I won't know for about an hour.
Alex MahyGroup IT Manager

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thats brilliant A2..Ill give ya the points..if you could let me have the HCL I would be eternally grateful

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IPF, I don't have the docs local either.  I did open a case with Symantec and their official position is it isn't supported in 10d.  With that said, if ntbackup sees the drive it will work with BE.

Cheers
Chace

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