Scalar 220 / 440 / 480

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 440/480 Library: How can I find the Product Serial Number?

How can I find the Product Serial Number for a Scalar 440/480 library?

There are three distinct ways to find the product serial number for a Scalar 440/480 library:

The Physical Location

The Scalar 440/480 library has a sticker on the back in the middle and at the bottom of the library frame. It resides next to the AC power cord in the format S/N 12000123 (for example, 12002060).

The Operator Panel

Use this procedure to display the product serial number on a Scalar 440/480 library.