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How to do a tape drive cleaning on TS3100 tape library?

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This is using IBM TS3100 tape library. Now, there is a message pops up stating that the media need to do cleaning or else de-magnetised. How to do the cleaning? the cleaning tape is already slotted in the tape library. No IP is assigned to the tape library.
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Shaik M. Sajid earned 500 total points
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when u have ibm tape library that means u have the management software for tape backup/library....
i.e   IBM tivoli or Symantec Backup Exec....

with tivoli... see the link  

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v1r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.itsmaixn.doc%2Fanragd55243.htm

just log in to the application to clean drive ... even on the library there are control keys with that u can do the cleaning ..
check this follwoing link


http://linux-oracle-dba.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-clean-ibm-tsm-drive-automatic.html



all the best
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sounds good
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