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    Tape Status is Unknown


    In the Tape Library Overview, you can see tape(s) which have the status "Unknown".

    In the Tape Overview, the representation is like this screenshot :

    The reason is that those tapes have never been :

    • Either formatted for a new tape
    • Either scanned for a tape which have contents.

    The action to get a tape status ready to be used : 

    • Format the tape.
    • Scan the tapes, which will index and catalog the content of the tape.

    These tapes will be with the status "Ready".

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