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IBM 3584

Augustus Payne
Occasional Contributor

IBM 3584

We use an IBM 3584 tape Library with LTO 2 drives. When in Backup exec, the drives show cleaning status. can anyone tell me why?
Steven Clementi
Honored Contributor

Re: IBM 3584


Are there tapes in the drives? Perhaps it means they need to be cleaned?

Have you tried rebooting the library and the backup server?

Steven Clementi
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