i have a newest Version of VM Explorer and i want to replicate my backups to Tape.
After klick on the Button “Rescan Infrastructure” nothing happens.
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
Tape Drive: Hewlett Packard LTO Ultrium-5 drive
Can someone help me?
I assume that your question is regarding a LTO5 standalone drive without robotic control.
From the VM Explorer User Guide, page 37:
At this moment VM Explorer® has been tested and completely supports HPE StoreEver 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader and Dell PowerVault 124T autoloaders, and can also support other tape Libraries/autoloaders/media changer devices with barcode reader and that implement standard API.
That means that standalone drive are currently not supported.
You have two options:
1. Vote that standalone drives are supported in a future version:
2. Buy an entry level Tape Library, for example: