Update Media Barcodes - Configuration

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Update Barcodes in Bulk

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To update the barcodes in a library:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click library in which you wish to rename barcodes and then click Update Barcodes.
  2. Click Yes in the confirmation prompt to continue.
  3. From the Update Barcodes dialog box, select the whether you wish to add or remove a suffix or prefix from the Please select Operation list.
  4. Enter the text that should be added or removed in Enter text.
  5. Click OK.

The barcodes in the library are updated.

Update Barcode Associated with Specific Media

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To update the barcode for a specific media:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click media for which you wish to update the barcode and then click Update Barcode.
  2. From the Update Barcode dialog box, specify the new barcode
  3. Click OK.

The barcode for the selected media is updated.

Manually Updating Media Barcodes after a Firmware Upgrade

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To manually update the media barcodes after a firmware upgrade:

  1. Note down the prefix or suffix that was changed in the media when the firmware was upgraded.
  2. Delete all the spare media in the library with the new barcode format.

    See Delete a Media for step-by-step instructions.

  3. Update the barcodes in the library to add or remove the prefix or suffix that was changed in the media when the firmware was upgraded.

    See Update Barcodes in Bulk for step-by-step instructions.

  4. After successfully updating the barcodes, perform a full scan of the library.

    See Perform a Full Scan Operation for step-by-step instructions.

The barcodes in the library will be updated.