Storage Boards Cleanup
To make it easier to find information about HPE Storage products and solutions, we are doing spring cleaning. This includes consolidation of some older boards, and a simpler structure that more accurately reflects how people use HPE Storage.
Tape Libraries and Drives
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

tape drive and tape

SOLVED
Go to solution
singvey
Frequent Advisor

tape drive and tape

I have a dds3 tape drive ,
Can I user dds4 tape on the dds3 tape drive??


thank you
3 REPLIES
Patrick Wallek
Honored Contributor
Solution

Re: tape drive and tape

Nope that will NOT work.

In a DDS3 drive, you can use DDS3, DDS2 and DDS tapes.

A DDS4 tape will *ONLY* work in a DDS4 tape drive.
generic_1
Respected Contributor

Re: tape drive and tape

They are not forward compatible just backwards.
singvey
Frequent Advisor

Re: tape drive and tape

thanks a lot