StorageTek L-series tape libraries

Monitoring StorageTek L-series tape libraries using OpStor

OpStor provides monitoring and management of STK - StorageTek L-series tape libraries like L20 , L40, L80, L180 & L700

Models Supported

  • L20
  • L40
  • L80
  • L180
  • L700

Features Supported

  • Complete Inventory information
    • Tape library
    • Tape Drives
  • Monitoring
    • Tape library status
    • Tape drive status
  • Reports:
    • Availability reports for Tape library .
    • Performance reports
      • Get fails/Retries
      • Label fails/Retries
      • Num of cartidge moves
      • Num of door opens , IPLs , Mounts
      • Put fails/ retries
      • Target fails/retries
  • Alarm generation for faulty conditions (via SNMP traps)
    • Tape library state
    • Tape drive state
    • CAP state
    • PTP state

Prerequisites for Monitoring

  • Ensure that the SNMP agent is running.
  • Register OpStor server IP address as trap destination

Steps to add the device for monitoring in the OpStor Browser client

  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor client
  • Provide IP Address of StorageTek TapeLibrary
  • Choose the Device Type as 'TapeLibrary'
  • Choose the Vendor as 'StorageTek'
  • Provide SNMP Port and Community string (default is 161 and public)
  • If needed, change the Timeout value (default value is 5 seconds)
  • Click on Add Device

Note : If the Ping option is disabled for the device, then please uncheck 'Ping the given IP' field.
Note : In case of non discovery of the device, please follow the troubleshooting tips displayed in the webclient and try re-adding the device.

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