Drive Pool Properties

Use this dialog box to view the master drive pool properties and change the name of the master drive pool.

Drive Pool Name

The name of the drive pool. If you wish to rename the drive pool, type the new name in this field.

Unique ID

A unique identifier assigned by the MediaAgent within the CommCell for the drive pool.

Library Name

The name of the library to which the drive pool is attached.


The name of the MediaAgent that controls the drive pool.

Drive Count

The number of drives in the drive pool.

Copy Manager

For a drive pool within a SAN library, the path by which the MediaAgent accesses the SAN gateway or router that is connected to the library. The MediaAgent can use the Copy Manager Access Path to optimize the performance of the copy manager.

The access path must follow the following format:


For example,


where <MA_SCSI_port> is the port through which the MediaAgent is connected to the SAN and <bus>,<target>,<LUN> is the SCSI address of the copy manager. The elements of the SCSI address must be separated by commas.

You can get the copy manager's SCSI address from the vendor's management utility (e.g., SAN Director).

NDMP Server Host Name

If the drive pool contains drives which are attached to a NAS filer, the fully qualified name of the filer is displayed.

Update NDMP Host List

Click to open the NDMP Server List dialog box which allows you to add or edit existing hosts to the NDMP server hostname list.