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surestore library 4/40

Borut
Occasional Contributor

surestore library 4/40

I hope this is not a most stupid question.
Is it possible that library 4/40 configuration work with only 1 drive or it is necessary to instal a minimum 2 drives.

I did`t find any document where will be written that library work with 1 drive.

Thanks

jazon
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Michael Tully
Honored Contributor

Re: surestore library 4/40

I do not see a problem with this unit only using one drive. In fact any of these units should be able to work using a single drive. They are need one drive so that the robotics can work.
Anyone for a Mutiny ?
Vincent Farrugia
Honored Contributor

Re: surestore library 4/40

Hello,

Although HP offers this respective library either as a 2/40 or a 4/40, it can work as a 1/40.

HTH,
Vince
Tape Drives RULE!!!
Vincent Farrugia
Honored Contributor

Re: surestore library 4/40

Hello,

One more thing which crept in my mind now. Having said that, I dunno whether that would be a supported configuration.

HTH,
Vince
Tape Drives RULE!!!
Borut
Occasional Contributor

Re: surestore library 4/40

Is it 1/4 library supported configuration? Do anybody know this?

many thanks
jazon
Oleg Khoroshylov
Frequent Advisor

Re: surestore library 4/40

Odd numbers of drives (1,3) are supported configurations, but cannot be shipped from factory with odd number of drives installed (except for the 20-slot version). A minimum required number of drives (2) and only even number of drives (2,4) can be ordered to be shipped installed on factory

BR,
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