4 Operating the Tape Autoloader
The Tape Autoloader can be operated by the following methods:
Remote management interface (RMI) — this interface lets you monitor and control the Autoloader
from a web page. You can access most Autoloader functions from the RMI.
Operator control panel (OCP) — this interface lets you operate the device from the front panel.
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.
Remote management interface (RMI)
The remote management interface (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 device.
Before using the RMI, you must configure the device network settings and set the administrator password
with the OCP. (See
Settings)" on page 94 and
Password)" on page 90.)
To start the RMI, open any HTML browser and enter the IP address of the device in the browser's
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 in
help" on page 52.
The following functions are available through the RMI:
" on page 53
Viewing static device
Viewing static drive
Status" on page 57
Viewing dynamic device
Configuring network settings (Configuration > Configure Network
Changing the administrator password (Configuration > Change Admin
information" on page 53
information" on page 54
information" on page 56
information" on page 57
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