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Tape Drive Troubleshooting Tools

posted Jun 28, 2011, 1:50 PM by Jeremy Walker   [ updated Jul 12, 2011, 4:41 PM ]
In my journeys troubleshooting tape drives with various technical supports, I've noticed a pattern. Up to this point, every tape drive has an accompanying tool for testing (and sometimes configuring) tape drives. Here's a list of the links I've acquired so far:
  1. HP Tape Drives - HP Storageworks Library and Tape Tools
    http://www.hp.com/support/tapetools (click "Link to free download" to get started)
  2. Dell Tape Drives - Dell OpenManage Server Administrator series
    http://support.dell.com (Obtained by disc or download, offered per device on driver support site)
    1. xDrive for Certance/Quantum-based drives.
As I run into the drives and tools again, I'll update this list.
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