9x40/T10000 - Process for New Drive Installation or Replacement in SL3000/SL8500 Library (Doc ID 1020023.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek 9840B Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9840 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9840D Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9940 Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun StorageTek 9940B Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Goal

New Drive Installation or Drive Replacement Process in SLxxxx libraries.
When a new drive is installed (new installs into new slots ) it is important that the following process be used to avoid issues where the drive is not recognized by the switch due to two different WWN's in play in the drive.

Solution

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