StorageTek Fibre Channel TapeSAN with Cisco

Data ONTAP 7.3.x Solution Information

StorageTek/Cisco TapeSAN Solutions for:

The StorageTek solutions for fibre channel tapeSAN are listed below. All components are described in the table below. For information about switch configurations, please visit our Cisco switch page.


Data ONTAP7.3.x
PlatformsNetApp platforms: F800, FAS900, FAS270, FAS2000, FAS3000, FAS6000 series V-Series (formerly gFiler™): GF825, GF900, GF270c series NearStore®: R100, R150, R200
Adapter CardsQlogic QLA2340/QLA2342, QLA2460/QLA2462, and QLE2460/QLE2462 LSI 929,949
SwitchesCisco MDS 9506/9509 (w/supervisor-1 cards only) min SAN-OS v3.0(3)
Cisco MDS 9513 (w/supervisor-2 cards only) min SAN-OS v3.0(3)
Cisco MDS 9216 min SAN-OS v3.0(3)
Cisco MDS 9222i min SAN-OS v3.2(2c)
Cisco MDS 9120/9140 min SAN-OS v3.0(3)
Cisco MDS 9124/9134 min SAN-OS v3.2(1a)
NDMP Backup Applications
Symantec NetBackupNetBackup 6.0, with Data ONTAP 7.2.1 & 7.3
NetBackup 6.5 with Data ONTAP7.2.2, 7.2.3 & 7.3
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager5.5 with Data ONTAP 7.2.2, 7.2.3 & 7.3
5.4 with Data ONTAP 7.2.2, 7.2.3 & 7.3
EMC Networker7.2.1 with Data ONTAP 7.2 & 7.3
CommVault Galaxy QiNetix6.1 with Data ONTAP 7.2 & 7.3
Oracle Secure Backup10.1.0.3 with Data ONTAP 7.1.1.1, 7.2.1 & 7.3
BakBone NetVaultNV 7.1.1 with Data ONTAP 7.0 & 7.3
NV 7.4.5 with Data ONTAP 7.2 & 7.3
NV 7.4.5 with Data ONTAP 7.2.2 & 7.3
SymantecBackupExec 11d with DOT 7.0* 7.3
Hewlett PackardData Protector 6.0 with 7.2.2 7.3
Library

SL500

media changer1092
tape devicesIBM LTO2 FC/LVD63F0
IBM LTO3
FC(2/4Gb)/LVD
6BA0
IBM LTO4 FC7381
HP LTO2 FCK620
HP LTO2 LVDF462
HP LTO3 FC 2 GbL58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 GbM21S
HP LTO4 FCH2BS
HP LTO4 LVDB23S
SDLT 600 FC/LVDv43
bridgeCrossroads 6000, 10K
(STK 3300, 3400)
min 5.3.0e

SL3000

media changer1.2
tape devices9840C FC1.34.xx
IBM LTO3 FC 2/4 Gb6BA0
IBM LTO 4 FC7381
HP LTO3 FC 2 GbL58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 GbM21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 GbH2BS
notesACSLS 7.3 is min required

SL8500

No SCSI media changer support (API)ACSLS required3.11
tape devices9940B FC1.34.xx
9840B/C FC1.34.xx
T10000 FC 2/4 Gb1.33.107
IBM LTO2 FC63F0
IBM LTO3 FC 2/4 Gb6BA0
IBM LTO 4 FC7381
HP LTO2 FCK3A1
HP LTO3 FC 2 GbL58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 GbM21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 GbH2BS
SDLT 600 FCv43
notesACSLS 7.1 is min required

L180, L700, L1400

media changer3.14.00
tape devices9940A/B FC1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC1.34.xx
T10000 FC 2/4 Gb1.33.107
IBM LTO2 FC/LVD63F0
IBM LTO3 FC(2/4 Gb)/LVD6BA0
IBM LTO4 FC7381
HP LTO2 FCK620
HP LTO2 LVDF462
HP LTO3 FC 2 GbL58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 GbM21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 GbH2BS
HP LTO4 LVDB23S
SDLT 600 FC/LVDv43
bridgeCrossroads 4250min fw 2009b
Crossroad 10k (single-port only)min fw 4.03.25
notes
  • ACSLS config ok
  • Up to 10 DLT/LTOs can be configured in an L180
  • Up to 20 DLT/LTOs can be configured in an L700
  • Up to (6) 9x40/T10000 drives can be configured in an L180
  • Up to (12) 9840/T10000 drives can be configured in an L700

Sun™ VTL Plus

media changer emulationSun VTLmin fw 1322
tape devices emulationHP LTO3
IBM LTO3
9840C
9940B
T10000

9310/Powderhorn (End of Life)

media changer
tape devices
9940A/B FC1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC1.34.xx
T10000 2/4 Gb1.33.107
notesACSLS 7.0 and above

StorageTek L5500 (End of Life)

media changer
tape devices
9940A/B FC1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC1.34.xx
IBM LTO1 FC53J1
IBM LTO2 FC63F0
IBM LTO3 FC6BA0
notesACSLS 7.0 and above
General Notes
  • Each 9840B, 9940, and 9940B drive requires an individual cable/port connection into the Fibre Channel switch.
  • Library media changer requires an individual cable/port connection into the Fibre Channel switch.