Product Family: Quest Software DR Series Appliance
Status: Veeam Ready - Tape
Classification Description: Tape device where available hardware features have been tested to work with Veeam.
Model number: DR4300, DR4300e and DR6300
Library firmware version: 0104
Drive firmware version: 0104
Driver for tape drive: 22.214.171.124
Driver for media changer: 126.96.36.199
Media Type: DR-VTL
General product family overview: DR’s Virtual Tape Library (VTL) is an emulation of a physical tape library (SUN/STK L700) on a disk-based deduplication and compression system such as the DR Series system. The tape library is exposed to a Data Management Application (DMA) as if it is a physical library with tape drives and cartridges, which the application uses for backup.
DR series system supports following VTL tape access protocols –
- iSCSI (Configured in this document)
1. Changer gets detected as "Unknown Medium Changer" and it is supported for Veeam. Just need to change the changer properties in Veeam to use native SCSI commands.
2. IBM tape Drivers are mandatory to install for Drives and can be downloaded from IBM site:
Driver name - IBMTape.x64_w12R2_6248_WHQL_Cert
Veeam Build Number: 188.8.131.523
Company name: Quest Software
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