Sony Channel TapeSAN for Brocade


Data ONTAP 7.0 and 7.1 Solution Information

The Sony solutions for fibre channel TapeSAN are listed below. All components are described in the table below. For information about Brocade SAN configuration, please visit our Brocade switch page.

Data ONTAP 7.0 and 7.1
Platforms NetApp platforms: F800, FAS900 Series, FAS270 V-Series (formerly gFiler): GF825, GF900 Series NearStore: R100, R150, R200
Adapter Cards Qlogic 2200, 2212, 2342
Switch Brocade 2250, 2400, 2800, 6400 (min fw 2.4.1c)
Brocade 3200, 3800 (min fw 3.0.2d)
Brocade 3900 (min fw 4.0.2c), 12000 (min fw 4.0.0c)
Brocade M4400 (min fw 08.01.01)

Sony CSM 60/100/200

media changer min fw PSC V.620
tape devices SONY S-AIT1 FC min fw 0202-j19f
SONY S-AIT2 FC min fw 0100-0029
IBM T-800F (LTO3 FC) min fw 69U2
bridge ATTO FibreBridge 2300R/D min fw 1.50
ATTO FibreBridge 2400R/D min fw 2.00
  • Each S-AIT drive in the Sony Library requires a separate connection to the switch
  • The Sony Library (media changer) requires a separate connection to the switch via FC bridge.
NDMP Applications
  • Sony PetaBack Software v8.2
  • Symantec NetBackup 6.0MP4
  • BakBone NetVault 7.45