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"library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Bob.Denard
Occasional Advisor

"library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Hi,

I'm using Data Protector 6.

I cannot open mailslot or magazine on MSL 8096 library. Message ""library media removal prevented by host" appears.

I'v read this article : http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=110&prodSeriesId=1842552&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=1842552&objectID=c01471009

But where can I find an "unlock job" ?
What should I check to be able to open my mailslot ?

I've tried to reboot my robot whitout success.

thx
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GustavoT
Valued Contributor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

You could try the following:

Install Library And Tape Tools 4.6 (if not already installed).

Do a hardware scan> select the drive and at the top icons click on Utility.

On the Utility drop down list, select Drive Configuration Utility>Options>Prevent Media Removal. Double click on it and select "Allow" the click on Run Utility.

That should clear the PMR issue you have.
Bob.Denard
Occasional Advisor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Hi,

Thx for your answer but it doesn t work.

The utilty works fine without any error message but I have still the "library media removal prevented by host" message.

I think this utility works for drive. Maybe is there a way to do the same thinf for library ?

Moreover, in HP command View MSL (web page), in Status, I can read : "Media removal : prevented"
GustavoT
Valued Contributor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

I would try stopping the backups software services and try again.
GustavoT
Valued Contributor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Bhargava
Advisor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Hi Bob,
Is the backup software Data Protector express or Omniback?

Rajat
Bob.Denard
Occasional Advisor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

hi,

This is Data Protector 6.

I can access to my magasines thanks this temp solution :
.shutdown the library
.unpluged all network card of my drives
.reboot my library

When my library came back on line, the Media removal option changed from "allowed" to "prevented"

Maybe I ll have to shutdown the data protector service on all my server where media agent is installed.
Bob.Denard
Occasional Advisor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Hi,

Hp support give me the solution :

the removable storage service on a windows 2003 server had to be shutdown.

You can find this server in support ticket.

Please note that the media agent was not present on my server

Hope it could help someone.
Bob.Denard
Occasional Advisor

Re: "library media removal prevented by host " on MSL G3 Series

Hi,

Hp support give me the solution :

the removable storage service on a windows 2003 server had to be shutdown.

You can find this server in support ticket.

Please note that the media agent was not present on my server

Hope it could help someone.