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Maintenance Schedule for MSL2024 with LTO4 1760 drive and tapes

Erik0114
Occasional Visitor

Maintenance Schedule for MSL2024 with LTO4 1760 drive and tapes

We recently upgraded our tape library and I am having a hard time finding information on the recommended interval for regular maintenance like drive cleaning, retensioning, etc.  Does anyone know what the recommended schedule is for those, in order to prevent errors during backup?  Thanks!

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Torsten.
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: Maintenance Schedule for MSL2024 with LTO4 1760 drive and tapes

The drive itself requests cleaning if needed, if you clean too often, you shorten the drives lifetime.

Hope this helps!
Regards
Torsten.

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