When a tape containing data is added to the tape library and the tape label displays as "Unknown", you can use DPM to identify the tape.

When DPM identifies the tape, it reads the tape header and updates the tape label as follows:

To identify an unknown tape

  1. In DPM Administrator Console, click Management on the navigation bar, and then click the Libraries tab.

  2. In the display pane, expand the tape library or stand-alone tape drive and select the unknown tape.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Identify unknown tape.

See Also


Managing Tapes