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LTO 7 stand alone Tape drive compatibility with G5 and G6 servers

 
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ShadQad
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LTO 7 stand alone Tape drive compatibility with G5 and G6 servers

Hi

we have 25 HP Proliand DL380 G5 and 5 HP Proliant DL380 G6 all working and running W2K-12-R2

now i want to buy and LTO-7 stand alone drive but im not sure about the compatibility between our servers and the planned new LTO7 drive . what are the other hardware requirement that i need to buy to connect the drive SAS cables cards etc ?

best

SHAD

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Gadsby
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Re: LTO 7 stand alone Tape drive compatibility with G5 and G6 servers

For G5

HP StorageWorks SAS Tape Drives, External
DAT 160 SAS
LTO-2 Ultrium 448 SAS
LTO-3 Ultrium 920 SAS
LTO-4 Ultrium 1760 SAS
LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 SAS

HP SC44Ge Host Bus Adapter
416096-B21

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/archives_North_America/12477_na_v2/12477_na.HTML

For G6

HP StorageWorks SAS Tape Drives

DAT 160
DAT 320
LTO-2 Ultrium 448
LTO-3 Ultrium 920
LTO-4 Ultrium 1760
LTO-4 Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 Ultrium 3000
LTO-5 Ultrium 3280
1U Rack-Mount Kit
3U Rack-Mount Kit
External

HP Smart Array P212/ZM 1-ports Int/1-ports Ext PCIe x8 SAS Controller
462828-B21

https://www.hpe.com/h20195/V2/Getdocument.aspx?docname=c04282582

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