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Does HP-UX 11.31 support SAS or USB tape drive?

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bo.yang3
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Does HP-UX 11.31 support SAS or USB tape drive?

Hi everyone,

We have a rx6600 server which is running HP-UX 11.31.1009 DCOE. Now we want to provure a DAT72 tape drive for OS ignite backup. There are two choice for the tape dirve port type: USB and SAS, they are all new port type to me, so I want to know does my HP-UX version and server can support these tape drive?

Thanks and Regards,
Bo


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Torsten.
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Re: Does HP-UX 11.31 support SAS or USB tape drive?

USB is not supported, see

http://www.hp.com/products1/storage/compatibility/tapebackup/IPF/Detail/16-0030-0122.html#OS

but SAS is

http://www.hp.com/products1/storage/compatibility/tapebackup/IPF/Detail/16-0065-0122.html#OS

Check

http://www.hp.com/products1/storage/compatibility/tapebackup/IPF/13-9999-0005.html#matrixtable

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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bo.yang3
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Re: Does HP-UX 11.31 support SAS or USB tape drive?

thanks guys. I got this.
Emil Velez
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Re: Does HP-UX 11.31 support SAS or USB tape drive?

Hey why not create a ignite image on a remote ignite server. One of your server can have ignite images of all of your systems. That way no tapes and restores are easier over the network.