Resetting a Drive

The reset drive operation un-mounts media mounted in the drive, thereby making the drive ready for use.

Note that the reset operation will not run if the drive is reserved or in use.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Storage Targets > tape_library.

    The tape_library page is displayed.

  2. Click the Actions button action_button and click Reset drive.

  3. Click Yes in the Confirm reset prompt.


The drive will be reset and a message will be briefly displayed in the upper right corner. An informational event will be logged in the Events page.