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Hardware Tape Drive

PATROL Class: MS_HW_TAPEDRIVE - Monitor Type: MONITOR - Monitor Category: System
No CDM Class defined.

Monitors a specific tape drive. These instances are created under enclosures or disk controllers.

Attributes (Parameters)

Name PATROL Name Units Default Thresholds Description
Error Count ErrorCount errors None

Number of errors encountered by the tape drive since the last reinitialization or since the last manual reset. This parameter is incremented each time an error occurs on this tape drive. An alert is raised automatically from the first detected error. The operator can reset the counter and clear the alert through the menu Acknowledge Error Count Alerts and Reset. Resetting the ErrorCount parameter can also be configured to be performed automatically.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Statistics

Mount Count MountCount mounts None

Number of mount operations that happened during the last collect interval.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Statistics

Needs Cleaning NeedsCleaning 0 = OK
1 = Cleaning Needed
2 = Cleaning Needed Immediately

 WARN
if = 1 (Cleaning Needed)

 ALARM
if = 2 (Cleaning Needed Immediately)

Indicates whether the tapedrive needs cleaning.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Statistics - Default graph

Present Present 0 = Missing
1 = Present

 ALARM
if = 0 (Missing)

Availability of the tape drive.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Availability

Status Status 0 = OK
1 = Degraded
2 = Failed

 WARN
if = 1 (Degraded)

 ALARM
if = 2 (Failed)

Tape drive status.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Availability - Default graph

Status Information StatusInformation None None

Additional (textual) information about the current status of the tape drive.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Text

Unmount Count UnmountCount unmounts None

Number of unmount operations that happened during the last collect interval.

Value set by tapeDriveColl.

Type: Statistics

Infoboxes (PATROL Console Only)

Name Description
PATROL ID PATROL internal identifier for the tape drive instance.
Tape Drive Information ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Manufacturer Manufacturer of the tape drive.
Model Model of the tape drive.
Serial Number Serial number of the tape drive.
Device ID ID of the monitored tape drive as communicated by the instrumentation layer.
Identifying Information Any additional information available for the tape drive.
Connector Information ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Connector Display Name Display name of the connector currently used to monitor the tape drive.
Connector ID PATROL ID of the connector currently used to monitor the tape drive.
Connector File Name File name of the connector currently used to monitor the tape drive.
Connector Version Version number of the connector.
Connector Date Connector build date.
Menu Command Description
Instant Hardware Health Report Displays a text box recapitulating miscellaneous information regarding the monitored device (properties of the object, its parameters, thresholds, etc.).
Acknowledge ErrorCount Alert and Reset Acknowledges the alert, and resets the ErrorCount to zero.
Pause Monitoring Pauses the monitoring of the selected tape drive.
Resume Monitoring Resumes the monitoring of the selected tape drive.
Remove Removes the tape drive from the monitoring environment.
Refresh Parameters Refreshes all tape drive parameters.