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HP StoreEver MSL2024 User And Service Manual: Operating The Tape Library; Using The Rmi; Overview

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4 Operating the tape library

The tape library can be operated by the following methods:
Remote management interface (RMI) — this interface lets you monitor and control the
tape library from a web page. You can access most tape library functions from the RMI.
Operator control panel (OCP) — this interface lets you operate the device from the front
Host backup software — You can perform any functions provided by the backup software.
The device's network settings must be configured and the administrator password set
to use the RMI.

Using the RMI


The RMI lets you monitor and control your device through the World Wide Web (WWW). The
RMI hosts a dedicated, protected Internet site that displays a graphical representation of your
Before using the RMI, you must configure the device network settings and set the
administrator password with the OCP. (See
Configure Network Settings)" (page 101)
> Change Admin Password)" (page
To start the RMI, open any HTML browser and enter the IP address of the device in the browser's
address bar.
Check the Help screens in the RMI for additional information. The help pages are updated
with most firmware updates and often contain technical details that are not contained in this
document. To access RMI help, click Help on the right side of the Web page banner, as shown
"Getting help" (page
The following functions are available through the RMI:
"Identity " (page 54)
"Viewing static device information" (page 54)
"Viewing static drive information" (page 56)
"Viewing network information" (page 59)
"Status" (page 60)
"Viewing dynamic device information" (page 60)
"Viewing dynamic drive information" (page 62)
"Viewing the tape cartridge inventory " (page 64)
"Configuration" (page 66)
"Changing the system configuration" (page 66)
"Changing the drive configuration" (page 72)
"Changing the network configuration" (page 73)
"Changing the administrator password (Configuration
"Configuring network settings (Configuration >
Using the RMI


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