OpManager uses the HP SMI-S TL Provider to monitor the HP Tape Libraries
The TL provider can be installed on any server running Microsoft Windows 2000 / Windows 2003 / Windows XP / Windows Professional
This server must have a path through the SAN to the TL devices that will be managed.
Also the TL Provider installed server must be pingable from the server where OpManager is installed
HP SMI-S TL Provider is downloadable from the HP site at along with the Installation details
Start the TL Provider service hp StorageWorks SMI-S CIMServer from the Windows services menus