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Where is the serial number located for my autoloader, library or drive?
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These instructions detail how to locate the serial number for your library and its enclosed tape drives or for your standalone tape drive.

StorageLibrary T24

  • Autoloader serial number: From the Home Screen Menu, Press the Library button to display the Library Properties screen. Highlight Library ID and press the Select button to display the serial number. Press the OK button and then the Back button to exit.
  • Installed tape drive serial number: From the Home Screen Menu, Press the Drive button. Select Drive ID and then hightlight the source drive and hit the Select button. The serial number is displayed here. Press the OK button and then the Back button to exit.

Magnum 1x7 LTO

  • Autoloader serial number: At the Home screen, press any arrow key to access the Main Menus. Press the left or right arrow key until the Status Menu appears. Press the Down Arrow to see Menu Selections. Press the right or left arrow key until the View Library Information screen appears. Press the Select (star) key and then the right arrow key to display the Serial Number.
  • Installed tape drive serial number: At the Home screen, press any arrow key to access the Main Menus. Enter the operator panel password, if necessary. Press the right or left arrow key until the Status menu appears. Press the down arrow key to see menu selections. Press the right or left arrow key until the View Drive Information screen appears. Press the Select (star) key and then the right arrow key to display the serial number of the drive.

1x10 1U VXA2, 1x10 1U VXA2 Firewire

  • Autoloader serial number: View the product information label on the back panel of the autoloader. Or access the library Main Menu. Press the right or left arrow key to view the Status Menu. Press the down arrow key, then the right or left arrow key to access the View Library's Information screen. Press the Star key and then the right arrow key to display the serial number.
  • Installed tape drive serial number: From the Home screen, press any arrow key to access the Main Menus. Enter the operator panel password, if necessary. Press the right or left arrow key to display the Status Menu. Press the Down arrow to see menu selections. Press the right or left arrow key until the View Drive's Information screen displays. Press the Star key then the right arrow key to display the Drive's serial number.

1x7 VXA2

  • Autoloader serial number: View the product information label on the back panel of the autoloader.
  • Installed tape drive serial number: From the Main Menu, press [ENTER] to display the Drive Info Menu. Press [ENTER] to display the Drive Status screen and the drive serial number.

EZ17

  • Autoloader Serial Number: View the product information label on the back panel of the autoloader.
  • Installed Tape Drive Serial Number: Press Main Menu, scroll until you see Drive Info and press [Enter]. Select Drive Status and scroll until you see Serial #:

Mammoth and Mam moth-2 Tape Drives with LCD

Power cycle the drive by powering it off and back on again or reset the drive by pressing and holding the unload button for greater than 10 seconds. The tape drive cycles through its messages which includes the tape drive's serial number.

Drives without an LCD

  • Tabletop: look on the back panel.
  • Internal: The serial number is on the Product information tag located on the top of the tape drive.


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