Click the following link to access the PDF in a new browser window: However, drive encryption for empty volumes is permitted if another method of encryption is enabled. When enabled, Tivoli Storage Manager handles encrypting and decrypting data on tapes, according to specifications set when defining the device class. Setting up Encrypted Storage Pools You can set up encrypted storage pools to protect tapes that contain critical or sensitive data. Check with your hardware vendor to determine whether AME is supported.

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Installing the IBM tape driver for Windows

Check with your hardware vendor to determine whether AME is supported. I’m unclear if this only occured once, or if you cannot backup at all to the tape drive now. The device driver must be downloaded from the Dell website. From the Product Group menu, select System Storage.

Installing the IBM tape driver for Windows

All Supported Versions Operating system s: The IBM tape device driver has two installers: Tuesday, August 16, 7: Updating this parameter will affect empty volumes only. Tuesday, August 16, 3: Sign in to vote.


Other volumes, for example backup sets, export volumes, and database backup volumes will not be encrypted. I reset the drive sequwntial the “write to tape” test was OK so I ran the backup job again, and surprise!

When the parameter is set to ON, backup operations will fail if the hardware is configured for another encryption method. Use the following when defining device classes for LTO-4 drives: From the Select from Tape drivers and software menu, select Tape device drivers.

To disable encryption on new volumes, the parameter should be set to OFF. From the Platform menu, select your operating system. When using encryption-capable drives with the Application method, a new format will xequential used to write encrypted data to tapes. Click Continue to go to the Select fixes page.

It specifies whether or not drive encryption is enabled or can be enabled. The default value is to allow another method of encryption.

OFF Specifies that drive encryption will not be permitted. Other volumes such as backupset tapes, export volumes, and database backups will not be encrypted sequenital the Application method.

A tape erase is a function of the tape drive itself not something that DPM physically does. The tape drives in the library are powered on.


Drivers for IBM devices

To use these scratch volumes in a drive that is not enabled for encryption, either because the hardware is not capable of encryption or because the encryption method srquential set to OFF, you must relabel them.

Contact and feedback Need support? The tape drive is powered on. The server is powered on.

Keys are passed to the drive by a key manager in order to encrypt and decrypt data. Before you install the tape device driver, ensure that the following tasks are completed: If you specify ON and you enable another method of encryption, drive encryption will not be permitted sequentiql backup ultriu,-td4 will fail.

Data Protection Manager – Tape Protection https: Tape backup has been running smoothly for 6 months until now, and nothing has changed on the server.