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 ONTAP 7.3.x
Platforms NetApp platforms: F800, FAS900, FAS270, FAS2000, FAS3000, FAS6000 series V-Series (formerly gFiler™): GF825, GF900, GF270c series NearStore®: R100, R150, R200
Adapter Cards Qlogic QLA2340/QLA2342, QLA2460/QLA2462, and QLE2460/QLE2462 LSI 929,949
Switches Cisco 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 NetBackup NetBackup 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 Manager 5.5 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 Networker 7.2.1 with Data ONTAP 7.2 & 7.3
CommVault Galaxy QiNetix 6.1 with Data ONTAP 7.2 & 7.3
Oracle Secure Backup 10.1.0.3 with Data ONTAP 7.1.1.1, 7.2.1 & 7.3
BakBone NetVault NV 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
Symantec BackupExec 11d with DOT 7.0* 7.3
Hewlett Packard Data Protector 6.0 with 7.2.2 7.3
Library

SL500

media changer 1092
tape devices IBM LTO2 FC/LVD 63F0
IBM LTO3
FC(2/4Gb)/LVD
6BA0
IBM LTO4 FC 7381
HP LTO2 FC K620
HP LTO2 LVD F462
HP LTO3 FC 2 Gb L58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 Gb M21S
HP LTO4 FC H2BS
HP LTO4 LVD B23S
SDLT 600 FC/LVD v43
bridge Crossroads 6000, 10K
(STK 3300, 3400)
min 5.3.0e

SL3000

media changer 1.2
tape devices 9840C FC 1.34.xx
IBM LTO3 FC 2/4 Gb 6BA0
IBM LTO 4 FC 7381
HP LTO3 FC 2 Gb L58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 Gb M21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 Gb H2BS
notes ACSLS 7.3 is min required

SL8500

No SCSI media changer support (API) ACSLS required 3.11
tape devices 9940B FC 1.34.xx
9840B/C FC 1.34.xx
T10000 FC 2/4 Gb 1.33.107
IBM LTO2 FC 63F0
IBM LTO3 FC 2/4 Gb 6BA0
IBM LTO 4 FC 7381
HP LTO2 FC K3A1
HP LTO3 FC 2 Gb L58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 Gb M21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 Gb H2BS
SDLT 600 FC v43
notes ACSLS 7.1 is min required

L180, L700, L1400

media changer 3.14.00
tape devices 9940A/B FC 1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC 1.34.xx
T10000 FC 2/4 Gb 1.33.107
IBM LTO2 FC/LVD 63F0
IBM LTO3 FC(2/4 Gb)/LVD 6BA0
IBM LTO4 FC 7381
HP LTO2 FC K620
HP LTO2 LVD F462
HP LTO3 FC 2 Gb L58S
HP LTO3 FC 4 Gb M21S
HP LTO4 FC 4 Gb H2BS
HP LTO4 LVD B23S
SDLT 600 FC/LVD v43
bridge Crossroads 4250 min 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 emulation Sun VTL min fw 1322
tape devices emulation HP LTO3
IBM LTO3
9840C
9940B
T10000

9310/Powderhorn (End of Life)

media changer
tape devices
9940A/B FC 1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC 1.34.xx
T10000 2/4 Gb 1.33.107
notes ACSLS 7.0 and above

StorageTek L5500 (End of Life)

media changer
tape devices
9940A/B FC 1.34.xx
9840A/B/C FC 1.34.xx
IBM LTO1 FC 53J1
IBM LTO2 FC 63F0
IBM LTO3 FC 6BA0
notes ACSLS 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.