What is the TapeAlert architecture?

TapeAlert software, such as SMARTMon-UX polls the tape drive, autochanger, or library via the SCSI, FibreChannel or iSCSI interface via SCSI commands and reads the error and warning flags defined by the

How does TapeAlert work?

internal TapeAlert firmware constantly monitors the drive hardware and the media, checking for errors and potential difficulties. Any problems identified are