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HP Data Protector question

Ira Millstone
Occasional Visitor

HP Data Protector question

I try to scan or format a slot and get the message "device is already locked by someone else". How do I unlock this?
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Leif Halvarsson_2
Honored Contributor

Re: HP Data Protector question

Hi,
Check first in the Monitor window if there is any session running and using this drive (perhaps in a "Mount request" state).

If not, there may be some processes hanging from a failed session. Shut down DP and try to find if there is any such processes.

You can also try the command "omnidbutil -free_locked_devs " (see the man page for omnidbutil).

If nothing helps, restart the Cell manager (and the Medium agent client if this is not the Cell manager).