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Does anyone know if you can use a LTO2 in a LTO3 tape library for the purpose of a restore?

Amerilab asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
2 weeks ago I installed a new HP LTO3 tape drive.  An employee now needs some information off one of the older tapes.  Can I use the LTO2 Tape in the LTO3 libary to perform a restore?
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