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How do I find and configure a tape device that's out on the fabric?

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Would running the cfgmgr command be sufficient to configure a tape drive that is already "zoned," or are there additional steps required?
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Correct SAN zoning provided running cfgmgr is generally sufficient.

Please note that you should have the appropriate  drivers installed beforehand - the basic AIX drivers (devices.fcp.tape.rte) or special (third party?) drivers like "Atape.driver" if you need particular fuctionality.
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