StorageTek Fibre Channel TapeSAN Solution for Brocade

    Data ONTAP™ 7.3.x Solution Information

    StorageTek/Brocade 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 Brocade 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
    SwitchBrocade 2250, 2400, 2800, 6400 (min fw 2.4.1c)
    Brocade 300,5100,5300 (min fw 6.1.0)
    Brocade 3200, 3800 (min fw 3.1.0)
    Brocade 3250, 3850, 24000 (min fw 4.2.0b)
    Brocade 3900, 12000 (min fw 4.0.0c)
    Brocade 4100 (min 4.4.0b)
    Brocade 48000 200E (5.2.1b)
    Brocade 5000 (5.2.1b)
    Brocade 7500 (5.2.1b) routing is supported
    Brocade DCX (min fw 6.0.0)
    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)/LVD6BA0
    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 LTO 4 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.