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Over the next few weeks I’ve got a couple of Hewlett Packard LTO Ultrium 5 Tape drives to deploy with ESXi 4.1 U1. These will work just fine, there is however a problem presenting SCSI U320 drives now, so thanks to my colleague (Andrew Dorrian) for giving me the heads up on the problems I would face with older drives.
Note: With the release of vSphere 5 tape drives are NO LONGER SUPPORTED. (Ref)
2. Log in and issue the following command:
3. Make sure any other guests on this host are either shut down, or vMotion them to another host and issue the following command (or restart from the VI client).
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