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Full Name: Harald Grams

Re: Veeam Tape Inventory

Post by hgrams » Jul 03, 2014 2:16 pm 1 person likes this post

I had a remote session with Veeam support. The following way I have to go:

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PS C:\> $lib = Get-VBRTapeLibrary
PS C:\> Start-VBRTapeInventory -Library $lib
This performs a really tape inventory and the result is I could see the current status of the tape drive --> "tape "Loaded" :D

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Full Name: Vladimir Eremin

Re: Veeam Tape Inventory

Post by veremin » Jul 03, 2014 2:21 pm

Yep, in case of standalone drive, you can get the tape drive, using Get-VBRTapeLibrary commandlet, and, then, issue inventory command to it. This must have slipped out of my attention.

Anyway, glad to hear that you're up and running now.


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