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Steps to change Tape drive density name in Netbackup 7

Created: 09 Aug 2013 • Updated: 13 Aug 2013 | 1 comment
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Steps to change Tape drive density name in Netbackup 7

The below steps by step information on how to change a tape drive density name from HCART to HCART2/HCART3

Note: It is advisable that you stop all the ongoing backup?restoration before proceeding as this required media manager services restart

Step 1: Login to you Netbackup Java console


Step 2: Expand the devices option under Media and Device management


Step 3 : Select the Drives under devices and you will be able to see the list of drives configured


Step 4: Right click the drive whose media density name has to be changed and select change


Step 5:No you will have the Change Drive window to change the drive information.

On this below the drive information you can find the option Drive type, click on the drop-down button and select the name that had to set to the drive



Step 6: Check the option Drive is in a robotic library and select the robot name that controls the drive


Step 7: Now you will be requested to restart the Media manager services , press ok to restart


You can see the drive set with the new density


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mansoor.sheik's picture

HI Jacob,


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