Drive Error Code — the current drive error code if the drive is in a failed state. See
codes" on page 147 for a list of drive error codes.
Internal Drive Temperature — internal temperature reported by the drive. The normal temperature
range is provided for reference and varies depending on the type of tape drive. The tape drive
will send out errors if there is any possibility of error due to temperature.
The Internal Drive Temperature is not the temperature of the tape path in the drive nor is this the
operating environment temperature.
Cooling Fan Active — On if the cooling fan is on
Drive Activity — the current drive activity
Encryption status — The current status of encryption on the drive.
Port A Status (Fibre Channel and SAS tape drives) — current status of the port
Speed (Fibre Channel and SAS drives) — the current speed setting of the drive port
Port Type (Fibre Channel drives only) — the current setting of the drive port. Direct connected
devices are typically Loop. Devices connected to a switch are typically Fabric.
N-Port ID (Fibre Channel drives only) — Fabric address. Only relevant when in Fabric mode.
ALPA (Fibre Channel drives only) — Loop address. Only relevant when in Loop mode.
Hashed SAS address — A short version of the SAS World Wide Identifier (WWI) that is generated
using a well-defined hash algorithm and is suitable for device identification in most systems. Some
management software may report this value.
Viewing the tape cartridge inventory
Status: Inventory page
summary of tapes in magazine slots.
Figure 34 Status: Inventory page
A dark rectangle indicates a full slot, a red rectangle indicates a cartridge with a problem, and a
white rectangle indicates an empty slot.
To see detailed information about the tapes in a magazine, click on the + button to expand the display
for the magazine (see
Operating the Tape Autoloader
provides detailed information about the tape in the tape drive, with a