Scalar 10K

Scalar and Other Tape Libraries: Understanding Tape Drive Performance


Performance specifications for any tape drive define what a drive is capable of producing in perfect, ideal conditions. Unfortunately, conditions are almost never perfect or ideal in your average library installation. There are many variables that can affect performance, and as a result, troubleshooting these issues can be a complex and challenging task.

Scalar 10K: How can I find the Product Serial Number?

How can I find the Product Serial Number of a Scalar 10k library?

There are three distinct ways to find the product serial number for a Scalar 10k library:

The Physical Location

You can find the product serial number inside the back of the library control module (CM) on the left wall. The product serial number appears in the format 123456789 (for example, 262101001).