Sharing tape drive with HP Data Protector

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Sharing tape drive with HP Data Protector

Veeam Logoby gingerdazza » Thu Jan 21, 2016 11:18 am

Hi. We have a tape drive that is already used by HP Data Protector. Is it wise/supported/possible to also use this tape drive with Veeam?
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Re: Sharing tape drive with HP Data Protector

Veeam Logoby foggy » Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:47 pm 1 person likes this post

It is not possible to share the library between two different solutions unless it supports hardware partitioning.
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[MERGED] sharing tape library

Veeam Logoby sc211166 » Wed May 31, 2017 2:33 pm

Hi , I'd like to know if it's possible to share a tape library with another backup software
We have a tape library with 8 slots and we'd like reserve 4 of them for a backup software and 4 to veeam
is that possible ?
Thanks
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Re: Sharing tape drive with HP Data Protector

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Wed May 31, 2017 4:00 pm

Only if tape library has partitioning feature. Thanks.
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