What is a Dell Tape Library?
Dell Tape Library, produced by Dell, is an automated backup solution designed to streamline data protection and backup procedures. Serving as a robust solution for both storage density and performance needs, this tape library facilitates the systematic storage and management of data. It capitalizes on automation, reducing the complexities and effort tied to large-scale backup operations.
How to monitor a Dell Tape Library?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor a Dell Tape Library. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the Dell Tape Library. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a resource from the ServicePilot storage-dell-tape-library package.
The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include several metrics for :
- Library: model, serial number, firmware level, number of drives and slots, global status and load basket status
- Drives: model, serial number, firmware level and global status
How to install a dell-tape-library resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new dell-tape-library resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the dell-tape-library package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology DELL TAPE LIBRARY with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.