Options that require a password will prompt for a password before allowing access to the restricted
screens. Once entered, the administrator password does not need to be entered again unless
there is no user activity for five minutes or the password lock is enabled.
The number 1 should be flashing. To enter the password, do the following:
From the OCP, press Next to scroll to the first number of the password.
Press Enter. The number you selected is replaced with an asterisk (*), and the cursor
proceeds to the next text box.
Repeat steps 1 and 2 until you have entered all eight numbers. After the last number has
been entered, the screen continues to the restricted area.
If you forget the administrator password, you cannot enter a new password. You must
call your customer service representative.
Unlocking the mailslot (Unlock Mailslot)
The mailslot in the left magazine is used only with host system software that supports this feature.
The mailslot feature allows you to insert or remove a single tape without removing the entire
magazine. The benefit of using a mailslot is that the device will not inventory the rest of the slots
in the magazine so the device can return to service sooner. The mailslot is in the left magazine.
The Unlock Mailslot menu is only displayed when the mailslot is enabled. To enable
the mailslot, see
To access the mailslot:
From the Home screen, press Next until the screen displays Unlock Mailslot. Press Enter
The mailslot ejects automatically. Pull the mailslot out to access the tape (see
tape from the mailslot" (page
The screen displays Close Mailslot.
Remove the tape cartridge from the mailslot and insert a different tape cartridge.
Push the magazine back into the device.
Figure 68 Removing a tape from the mailslot
The Status/Information menu provides access to the following status options:
"Inventory (Status/Information > Inventory)" (page 93)
"Library information (Status/Information> Library Information)" (page 94)
"Drive information (Status/Information > Drive Information)" (page 94)
Operating the tape library
"Configuring the mailslot (Configuration > Configure Mailslot)" (page 97)