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Quest DR Series Appliance VTL

Alliance Partner:

Quest Software, Inc.

Alliance Product:

DR Series Appliance VTL

Veeam Ready Category:

Veeam Ready - Tape

Category Description:

Tape solution where available hardware features have been tested to work with Veeam

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Veeam Product and Release:
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 1
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Product Details:

Model number: DR4300, DR4300e and DR6300
Library Firmware Version 0104
Drive firmware version: 0104
Driver for tape drive:
Driver for media changer: (Veeam Option: Use native SCSI commands instead of Windows driver)
Media type tested: DR-VTL
Additional Support:

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.

Veeam testing configuration:

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Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • 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.
  • DR series system using iSCSI to access VTL
  • IBM tape Drivers are mandatory to install for Drives and can be downloaded from IBM site: Driver name - IBMTape.x64_w12R2_6248_WHQL_Cert

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