Configuring the PTM
This chapter describes how to configure a Pass-Through Mechanism (PTM) for an HP StorageWorks
MSL6000 Series tape library. Sections in this chapter include:
• Preparing for
• Configuring the Master
• Configuring the Slave
• Verifying the
• Converting a Multi-Unit Library Configuration to Standalone
• Verifying the Firmware
Preparing for Configuration
After the Pass-Through Mechanism (PTM) has been successfully installed, the libraries must be
configured to operate correctly as a multi-unit library configuration.
The master library has a fully functional GUI. Slave libraries only have partial GUI
Before configuring the libraries:
Make sure the libraries are connected as described in the HP StorageWorks MSL6000 Series
Tape Library User Guide.
Power on the LAN hub.
Turn the libraries on and wait until the Power-On Self Test (POST) completes and the HP
initialization or home screen appears on the display. Refer to the HP StorageWorks MSL6000
Series Tape Library User Guide for detailed instructions on power-up procedures.
Configuring the Master Library
Using the Graphical User Interface (GUI) touch screen on the master library, touch the Menu
button from the Status screen (see
Tape Library User Guide for instructions on how to operate the GUI touch screen.
Configuration, page 35
Library, page 35
Libraries, page 39
Configuration, page 39
Level, page 40
Firmware, page 41
25). Refer to the HP StorageWorks MSL6000 Series
MSL6000 series pass-through mechanism reference guide
Configuration, page 40