Verify the connection between the library and the host:
Install the Library & Tape Tools Diagnostic/Installation Check Utility onto the host
computer. This utility verifies that the unit is connected and communicating with the host
server. It also verifies that the device is functioning and provides diagnostic information.
Run the Library & Tape Tools Installation Check from the programs menu to verify
your connections. L&TT is available without cost at:
Confirm that the host server's operating system recognizes the library. In Windows, look
for tape drives and media changers in the Device Manager.
Verifying the installation
Updating library firmware
Verify that the library has the current firmware revision, and update to the latest firmware if
To find the version of firmware installed on the library, see the RMI Support > Firmware screen,
or from the OCP:
From the Home screen, press Next until the display shows Status/Information. Press
Press Next until the display shows Library Information. Press Enter.
Press Next until the display shows the Firmware Rev.
Press Cancel until the display shows the home screen.
You can find the current firmware revision and download firmware files, storage support website:
If necessary, update the firmware from the RMI Support > Firmware screen or L&TT.
Saving the library database
After configuring the library, you can save the configuration database to a USB flash drive from
the OCP or to a file from the RMI Configuration > Save/Restore screen. Having a backup of
the library configuration is helpful when recovering from a configuration error, setting up multiple
libraries with similar configurations, or if the library needs service.
Configuring additional features
The library has many features to customize it for your organization. For more information, see
the user and service guide.
Naming the library
Partitioning a library with two tape or more drives into logical libraries
Configuring IPv6 networking
Enabling and configuring SNMP network management
Setting up network time synchronization with NTP
Configuring the CommandView TL management station for TapeAssure
Setting up email event notification.
Configuring failover (LTO-5 and LTO-6 FC only)
The Encryption Kit provides secure, redundant storage of encryption keys for LTO-4 and later
generation tape drives. If you are using the Encryption Kit on this library, follow the instructions
Installing the library