Solved

Hard Drives & Storage ,Computer Servers ,Backup & Restore Software

Posted on 2013-10-22
3
306 Views
Last Modified: 2013-10-24
Hello exchange expert

i just need guideline or some head-up how  to install backup symantec backup 2010 r3 on windows 2008 server for LTO tape drive hp , it seem not seeing the tape drive and
I also don't know what barcode label formatting I need to be using so I don't have to label these on symantec , i  used to backup to usb drive or nework folder, nerver deal LTO SAS
thank you,
0
Comment
Question by:VN-PC view
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:dlethe
ID: 39592599
Before doing anything make sure you actually have it hooked up right. Does the LTO show up in device manager?  If not then Symantec certainly won't see it either.

Make 100% sure you have a controller that will work with this device. Many people screw up and try to hook it up to a SAS RAID controller.  You need a non-RAID controller. (THere are a few controllers that have special pass-through drivers for such things .. so read up on what you have along with host O/S support)

This should appear as a SCSI target device in the O/S.
0
 

Author Comment

by:VN-PC view
ID: 39592836
hi dlethe:

At windows- side, That part is OK , not sure on symantec when configure tape / libaries just open the case with symantec, do you have any recommend / guilde on symantec?
i read some article they mention stop encrypting on Tape etc....

Thanks dlethe
0
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
dlethe earned 500 total points
ID: 39592893
In general, tape libraries require at least two target devices.  One per tape drive, and 1 or 2 for the robotics. The code used to control the robotics are vendor/product unique.  So you need code within any application product that speaks to libraries/autochangers to know how to control your specific make model.

So know exactly what you have and check the symantic docs, website, or support site and make sure what you have is supported.  Not only that, but if it is supported, pay attention to firmware revisions and anything the release notes might say about dipswitch or other configurable settings.
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This article is an update and follow-up of my previous article:   Storage 101: common concepts in the IT enterprise storage This time, I expand on more frequently used storage concepts.
In this article we will learn how to backup a VMware farm using Nakivo Backup & Replication. In this tutorial we will install the software on a Windows 2012 R2 Server.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

738 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question