Hi Jorge,

Here is a link that folks here were kind enough to give me earlier this
year when I was setting ours up. This will let your print the Bar Code
labels you will need:

http://tapelabels.librelogiciel.com/

Template should be Avery 6577 and you need those labels.

HTH

Chuck

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jorge Merino
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2011 12:03 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: TS2900 Media Library.

Hi folks!

We got a V7R1 IBMi and it came with a TS2900 Tape autoloader device
which seems pretty cool, but this is the first time that I have to deal
with a Media Library device and I do not know how to start using it, I
already googled but I couldn't find good a good tutorial, and the lack
of IBM's info on how to use the device for the IBMi disappointed me this
time.

I already connected the device to the IBMi, loaded the tapes, configured
the library as Random, configured the IP to access it through the web
interface.

We also had to get a new cable to interface it to the IBMi server, so
far, so good. I can see the TAPMLB03 device there and a TAP02 device as
well.

I found that I have to get familiar with commands like WRKTAPCTG,
ADDTAPCTG, SETTAPCGY, RMVTAPCTG... does anyone has experience with this
media library devices and can tell me how to use it? The plan is to use
it for our daily backups, I loaded 9 tapes.

Any lead will be appreciated, thank you.

Jorge

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