Tape Alert Definitions

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    A "tape alert" message is a critical, warning, or informational alert that occurs due to a tape drive or robotic library hardware event. Each event is assigned a hexadecimal number. The link found below contains event numbers and their corresponding definitions.

    http://www.t10.org/ftp/t10/document.06/06-138r6.pdf

    Example:

    02.05:36:00.575 00.013 SCSI TapeAlert Flag Set = 00000010
    02.05:36:00.575 00.000 D >> SCSI TapeAlert Set Flag 16

    NOTE: The document found above from T-10, only shows the tape alerts in HEX format. In our example above, the first line shows Hex and the second line is converted to decimal.