IBM Tivoli - ANR8463E LTO volume <Volume ID> is write protected. (Doc ID 1580735.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017

Applies to:

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Software - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

LTO Tape volumes are reporting write protected.

TSM activity log reporting .....
.....
08/27/13   03:58:18      ANR8463E LTO volume CAB308 is write protected. (SESSION:  638)                                                    
08/27/13   04:00:11      ANR8463E LTO volume CAB310 is write protected. (SESSION:  638)                                                    
08/27/13   13:01:28      ANR8463E LTO volume CAB306 is write protected. (SESSION:  673, PROCESS: 1283)                                      
08/27/13   13:02:27      ANR8463E LTO volume CAB309 is write protected. (SESSION:  

Changes

 Customer entered new media into library, but they had tape device configuration errors when tape was mounted in drive 1, TSM attempted to read from drive 2.

Cause

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