Drive Properties (Drive Controller)

Use this dialog box to view the details of active and inactive drive controllers for the drive.

The following information is displayed for each of the available failover drive controllers:

  • Drive Controller

    The name of the fail over drive controller candidate.

  • MediaAgent

    The name of the MediaAgent hosting the drive controller.

  • Access Path

    Part of the library's internal addressing scheme.


    The complete SCSI address of the drive. (including SCSI port, target, and Logical Unit Number)

  • Enabled

    When selected, the fail over drive controller candidate will automatically be promoted as the active library controller when a failure occurs in the currently active drive controller.

  • Drive Accessible

    Indicates whether the drive is currently accessible from the MediaAgent.


Click to Reset the drive controller. The button will be available only when the drive controller is offline.


Click to access the status and other details associated for the selected drive controller .