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Unlock a HP DLT-7000 2/15

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A. Daniel King_1
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Unlock a HP DLT-7000 2/15

If I've found the wrong forum, please let me know where might be more appropriate!

I've got an HP DLT-7000 2/15 tape library, and I'm doing a restore involving many tapes. Is there a way to unlock the case without powering down the whole unit?

It takes several minutes to re-power-up, and I'd like to handle a single mount request without waiting interfering with the other busy drive!
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A. Clay Stephenson
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Re: Unlock a HP DLT-7000 2/15

You should probably post this in the 'Tape Libraries' forum but here goes:

1) On the fron t panel, press . 'Release Door' will be displayed.
2) Press and wait a few seconds. The library will unlock.

It will still have to go through the self-check when you close the door.
If it ain't broke, I can fix that.
A. Daniel King_1
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Re: Unlock a HP DLT-7000 2/15

Thanks! This really helps as I've don't have the manuals. Is there a way to unlock the door from the command line using mc or other command?
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A. Clay Stephenson
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Re: Unlock a HP DLT-7000 2/15

I don't think 'mc' will do this. If you are using OmniBack, the uma command has a doorlock 0|1 command that MIGHT work although it is intended to be used with mailslots. Man uma for details.
If it ain't broke, I can fix that.