T10000A/B/C and 9x40A/B/C/D - Netbackup Takes Drives Offline Due To Tape Alert Information (Doc ID 1492039.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek T10000A Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek T10000B Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
StorageTek T10000C Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek 9840A Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun StorageTek 9840B Tape Drive - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
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Symptoms

 Multiple drives being taken offline due to Netbackup interrogating tape alerts from the drives.

Changes

 Tape alert checking is now done with Netbackup. If it finds certain tape alerts it will down the drive.

Cause

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