Locate the tape and shipping lock at the top of the library.
Remove the tape, and then remove the lock.
Store the lock on the back panel. The shipping lock storage location for the MSL4048 is on
the back panel, similar to the location on the MSL2024.
Installing the library in a rack
The MSL8048 and MSL8096 libraries must be installed in a rack with the supplied rails.
(44.9 lb) with media (24 cartridges). The MSL4048 weighs up to 24.6 kg (54.1 lb) without media
and up to 34.2 kg (75.2 lb) with media (48 cartridges). The MSL8048 weighs up to 46.6 kg (102.7
lb) without media and up to 66.5 kg (151.7 lb) with media (48 cartridges). The MSL8096 weighs
up to 46.6 kg (102.7 lb) without media and up to 68.8 kg (151.7 lb) with media (96 cartridges).
When moving the library, to reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to the library: 1) observe
local health and safety requirements and guidelines for manual material handing, 2) always
remove all tapes to reduce the overall weight of the library, and 3) obtain adequate assistance
to lift and stabilize the library during installation or removal.
The library is installed easily into the HPE Standard Series Racks, HPE Enterprise Series Racks,
HPE Advanced Series Racks, HPE Rack System/E, and earlier generation HPE 9.5 mm
Square-Hole Racks. You need a #2 and a #3 Phillips screwdriver for this procedure.
Installing the tape library
The MSL2024 weighs up to 15.6 kg (34.3 lb) without media and up to 20.4 kg