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magazine locked by host system (big pb)


magazine locked by host system (big pb)

Hi all,

I've bought 2 autoloader 1/8 G2 (LTO4) in order to backup my two proliant server.

On both system, when I try to unlock left (or rightà magazine, i Get the folllowing:

"Magazine locked by host system".

I upgraded the library firmware to 2.50 and it's the same.

I also tried to stop the Backup Exec 12 services, and "windows removable storage" service and the magazines are LOCKED BY HOST SYSTEM!

What else can I do?

Thank you
Trusted Contributor

Re: magazine locked by host system (big pb)

Make Symantec relase magazines you can also try with Remote manager interface if not then here is the manual relase:

Pablo Alvarado Siles
Pablo Alv Siles

Re: magazine locked by host system (big pb)

Thks for your reply,

It seems that backup exec locked my Library even though if the applications and services were stopped.

I have to unlock manualy the library using backup exec (devices->right click on the library-> unlock).

Afterwards, you can open the magazines using the front panel or Web Interfaces.

Therefore I decoded to schedule it everyday.


Thk you.