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Solaris tape device files and utilities

There are a number of utilities and files that come into play with tape drives in Solaris, and it is helpful to know how all the pieces fit together.

ACSLS Quick Reference Guide

Automated Cartridge System Library Software (ACSLS) is Sun StorageTek's UNIX server software that controls an Automated Cartridge System (ACS).

Solaris SCSI Tape Configuration (st.conf)

The st.conf is the configiuration file for the st (SCSI Tape) driver on the Solaris Operating System.

Overwriting EDM tapes with NetWorker

Unfortunately, this feature has been implemented in such a away that will prevent you from overwriting EDM media with a NetWorker label in general.