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Chapter 2 Basic Operations

Using the Quick View Menu Screen

The GUI displays the currently selected setting in the tape drive box at the top of the screen.

4Press Applyto save the change and return to the Quick View Menuscreen.

To return to the Quick View Menu screen without changing the power state of the drive, pressCancel.

Turning Drive Power On or Off in an L100 Library

To turn drive power on or off in an L100 library:

1Access the Quick View Menu screen (seeAccessing the Quick View Menu Screen on page 20).

2Press Drv Pwr.

The GUI displays the Drive Power screen (seefigure 17).

Figure 17 Sample

Drive Power Screen

3Press the Up orDown buttons to highlight the drive you wish to power on or off.

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4 Press Select.

The drive power setting is highlighted.

5 Press theUp orDown buttons to change the current setting.

6When the desired setting is displayed, press Select.

To exit this screen without changing the drive power setting, press Cancel.

7Press Backto save the change and return to the Quick View Menuscreen.

Moving Tape Cartridges

To move tape cartridges within the library:

1On the main screen, press Menu.

The GUI displays the Menu screen (seefigure 18).

Figure 18 Menu

Screen

2 PressMove.

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The GUI displays the Move Cartridge FROM screen (seefigure 19). A flashing arrow indicates the currently selected source element.

Figure 19 Sample

Move Cartridge FROM

Screen

3If the library is an L25 in a multiple library stack or an L100, press the Level button to select the level where the desired source element is located.

4Press the Up andDown buttons to select the source element of the cartridge.

5When the flashing arrow is next to the desired source element, press Select.

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The GUI displays the Move Cartridge TO screen (seefigure 20). A flashing arrow indicates the currently selected destination element.

Figure 20 Sample

Move Cartridge TO

Screen

6If the library is an L25 in a multiple library stack or an L100, press the Level button to select the level where the desired destination element is located.

7Press the Up andDown buttons to select the destination element.

8When the flashing arrow is next to the desired destination element, press Select.

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The GUI displays the Confirm Move Cartridge screen (seefigure 21).

Figure 21 Sample

Confirm Move

Cartridge Screen

9Verify that the GUI displays the correct source and destination elements, then press Confirm.

To cancel the cartridge move, press Cancel.

The GUI displays the message Moving cartridge... Please wait.

After the cartridge move is complete, the GUI displays the

Move Cartridge FROM screen again.

10Press Back to return to theMenu screen.

11Press Main to return to the main screen.

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Using the Mailbox

Using the Mailbox

Using the Mailbox screen, you can:

View mailbox status

Import and export cartridges

Change the size of the mailbox by changing the setting of the

Import/Export option

To access the Mailbox screen, pressMailbox on the main screen. The

GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

Figure 22 Sample

Mailbox Screen

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Viewing Mailbox

Status

Importing and

Exporting

Cartridges

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The Mailbox screen displays the following information:

The current setting of the Import/Export option (seeChanging the Import/Export Setting on page 69 for more information about the available settings)

Whether the mailbox is open or closed

Whether the mailbox is occupied

The bar code number of the cartridge, if the mailbox is occupied

Note: If theImport/Export option is set toNone, theMailbox screen does not display any “Status” or “Tape” information.

If the Import/Export option is set to10-Slot (or12-Slot for LTO), theMailbox screen does not display any “Status: Occupied” or “Tape” information.

The procedure for importing and exporting cartridges varies depending on the setting of the Import/Export option (seeChanging the Import/Export Setting on page 69).

To import and export cartridges when the Import/Export option is set to manual access port (MAP), seeImporting a Cartridge in MAP Mode andExporting a Cartridge in MAP Mode.

To import and export cartridges when the Import/Export option is set to10-Slot (or12-Slot in LTO libraries), seeImporting Cartridges in 10-Slot or 12-Slot Mode andExporting Cartridges in 10-Slot or 12-Slot Mode.

To import and export cartridges when the Import/Export option is set to1-Slot,seeImporting a Cartridge in 1-Slot Mode andExporting a Cartridge in 1-Slot Mode.

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Importing a Cartridge in MAP Mode

To import a cartridge in MAP mode:

1On the main screen, press Mailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

2Press Open.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

Figure 23 Mailbox -

OPEN Screen

3Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

4 Pull the magazine forward until it stops.

5 Remove the data cartridge (if any) from the mailbox.

6 Insert the cartridge you wish to import into the mailbox.7 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

8 Close the magazine access door.

9On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access door and inventories the mailbox.

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10Use the Move command on theMailbox screen to move the imported cartridge to another data element.

11If you removed a data cartridge from the mailbox, replace it: a Repeat steps1 through4 to open the mailbox again.

b Reinsert the data cartridge you removed instep 5 into the mailbox.

c Reinsert the magazine into the library.d Close the magazine access door.

eOn the Mailbox screen, pressRe-Lock.The magazine access door locks.

Exporting a Cartridge in MAP Mode

To export a cartridge in MAP mode:

1If there is currently a data cartridge in the mailbox, remove it: a On the main screen, pressMailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).b PressOpen.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

c Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

d Pull the magazine forward until it stops.

e Remove the data cartridge from the mailbox.f Reinsert the magazine into the library.

g Close the magazine access door.

h On the Mailbox - OPENscreen, press Re-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access door and inventories the mailbox.

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2Use the Move command on theMailbox screen to move the cartridge you wish to export to the mailbox.

3 Repeat steps1a through1d to open the mailbox again.4 Remove the exported cartridge from the mailbox.

5Reinsert the data cartridge you removed in step 1e (if any) into the mailbox.

6 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

7 Close the magazine access door.

8On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access door and inventories the mailbox.

Importing Cartridges in 10-Slotor12-SlotMode

To import cartridges in 10-slotor12-slotmode:1 On the main screen, pressMailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).2 PressOpen.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

3Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

4 Pull the magazine out of the library.

5 Insert the cartridges you wish to import into the magazine.6 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

7 Close the magazine access door.

8On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access door and the cartridges are moved under control of the host software to the desired locations.

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Exporting Cartridges in 10-Slotor12-SlotMode

To export cartridges in 10-slotor12-slotmode:

1Use the backup software to export cartridges to the top left magazine.

2 On the main screen, pressMailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

3Press Open.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

4Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

5 Pull the magazine out of the library.

6 Remove the cartridges from the magazine.

7 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

8 Close the magazine access door.

9On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.The library locks the magazine access door.

Importing a Cartridge in 1-SlotMode

To import a cartridge in 1-slotmode:

1On the main screen, press Mailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

2Press Open.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

3Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

4 Pull the magazine forward until it stops.

5 Insert the cartridge you wish to import into the mailbox.

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6 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

7 Close the magazine access door.

8On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access door and the cartridge is moved under control of the host software to the desired location.

Exporting a Cartridge in 1-SlotMode

To export a cartridge in 1-slotmode:

1Use the backup software to export cartridges to the first slot of the top left magazine.

2On the main screen, press Mailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

3Press Open.

The GUI displays the Mailbox - OPEN screen (seefigure 23).

4Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

5 Pull the magazine forward until it stops.

6 Remove the exported cartridge from the magazine.

7 Reinsert the magazine into the library.

8 Close the magazine access door.

9On the Mailbox - OPEN screen, pressRe-Lock.The library locks the magazine access door.

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By default, the Import/Export option is set toMAP. To change this setting:

1On the main screen, press Mailbox.

The GUI displays the Mailbox screen (seefigure 22).

2On the Mailbox screen, pressConfig.

The GUI displays the Configuration screen, with theImport/ Export option highlighted.

3Use the Up andDown buttons to select the desired Import/ Export setting. The available settings areNone,1-Slot,10-Slot (or12-Slot in LTO libraries), andMAP.

Note: The default setting isMAP.

For more information about these settings, see

Changing the Import/Export Setting on page 69.

4 Press Select.

5 PressMain to return to the main screen.

Caution: If you do not return to the main screen after changing this setting, your change will not be saved to NVRAM.

Note: You must reboot the library before this setting will take effect.

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Removing the Magazines

Removing a Magazine from an L25

To remove a magazine from an L25 library, see Removing a Magazine from an L25.

To remove a magazine from an L100 library, see Removing a Magazine from an L100.

The method for removing the magazines differs depending on whether the L25 library is powered up or down:

To remove a magazine from the L25 library when it is powered up, see Removing a Magazine when the L25 Library is Powered Up.

To remove a magazine from the L25 library when it is powered down, see Removing a Magazine when the L25 Library is Powered Down.

Removing a Magazine when the L25 Library is Powered Up

The magazines are locked in place during normal library operation. To remove one of these magazines, you must first release the magazine using the GUI.

To remove the left or right magazine when the L25 library is powered up:

1On the main screen, press Mags.

The GUI displays the Release Magazines screen (seefigure 24).

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Figure 24 Sample

Release Magazines

Screen

2Press the button corresponding to the magazine you want to release:

To release both magazines, press Both.

To release the left magazine, press Left.

To release the right magazine, press Right.

The GUI indicates that the magazine or magazines have been released.

3Press the white button next to the desired magazine access door and open the door.

4Grasp the handle at the front of the magazine and pull it forward and out of the library.

5When you are finished adding or removing cartridges from the magazine, replace it in the library and close the magazine door.

6On the Release Magazinesscreen, press Re-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access doors and inventories the magazines. When the inventory is complete, the GUI displays the main screen.

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Removing a Magazine when the L25 Library is Powered Down

To remove a magazine when the library is powered down:

1Look through the viewing window and verify that all cartridges are fully seated either in a magazine slot or in the robotic hand.

Caution: You can damage the library severely if you try to remove a magazine when one of the data cartridges is not fully seated.

2Press the white button next to the magazine access door. The magazine access door opens.

3To remove the left magazine:

a Using a slender object such as a pen, press and hold the magazine release button (seefigure 25).

b Grasp the handle at the front of the left magazine and slide it forward and out of the library.

Figure 25 Magazine

Release Button

Magazine release button

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Figure 26 Release

Magazines Screen

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4To remove the right magazine, grasp the handle at the front of the magazine and slide it forward and out of the library.

The method for removing the magazines differs depending on whether the L100 library is powered up or down:

To remove a magazine from the L100 library when it is powered up, see Removing a Magazine when the L100 Library is Powered Up.

To remove a magazine from the L100 library when it is powered down, see Removing a Magazine when the L100 Library is Powered Down.

Removing a Magazine when the L100 Library is Powered Up

The magazines are locked in place during normal library operation. To remove one of these magazines, you must first release the magazine using the GUI.

To remove a magazine when the library is powered up:

1On the main screen, press Mags.

The GUI displays the Release Magazines screen (seefigure 26).

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2Press the button corresponding to the magazine access door you want to open:

To release the top left magazine access door, press 1.

To release both left magazine access doors, press 1 & 2.

To release the right magazine access door, press 3.

To release all the magazine access doors, press All.

3Press the white button next to the desired magazine access door and open the door.

Note: If you are opening the bottom left magazine access door, open the top left magazine access door first.

4Grasp the handle at the front of the desired magazine and pull it forward and out of the library.

5When you are finished adding or removing cartridges from the magazine, replace it in the library and close the magazine access door.

6On the Release Magazinesscreen, press Re-Lock.

The library locks the magazine access doors and inventories the magazines. When the inventory is complete, the GUI displays the main screen.

Removing a Magazine when the L100 Library is Powered Down

To remove a magazine when the library is powered down:

1Look through the viewing window and verify that all cartridges are fully seated either in a magazine slot or in the robotic hand.

Caution: You can damage the library severely if you try to remove a magazine when one of the data cartridges is not fully seated.

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2To remove the level 1 left magazine:

a Press the white button next to the top left magazine access door and open the door.

b Grasp the handle at the front of the level 1 left magazine and pull it forward until it stops.

Note: Depending on the setting of theImport/Export option, you may only be able to pull out the top left magazine far enough to access the first magazine slot.

cIf the magazine stops after the first slot, perform steps 2d through2h to remove it.

dPress the white button next to the bottom left magazine access door and open the door.

eRemove the level 2 left magazine (see figure 27).

Figure 27 Removing

the Level 2 Left

Magazine

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fReach into the library underneath the level 1 left magazine and press up on the release latch (see figure 28).

Figure 28 Pressing

the Release Latch

Release latch

gWhile holding the release latch, pull the level 1 left magazine forward and out of the library (see figure 29).

Figure 29 Removing

the Level 1 Left

Magazine

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