The PowerVault 124T is a tape autoloader that allows customers to maximize their rack-based storage backup within a 2U chassis. Its expandable architecture and magazine design enable customers to quickly manage and replace tape cartridges for growing data center needs. These features also help customers cost-effectively scale capacity to meet future backup and recovery demands. The PowerVault 124T delivers reliable backup through remote management using any web-based browser while featuring seamless integration into diverse operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Netware and Linux.

Tape Backup Technology:

  • VS160 – No longer shipping
  • LTO2, LTO3, LTO4, LTO5 – Currently available
  • Holds up to 16 data cartridges (2 magazines)


Drive Interface:

  • LVD SCSI VS160, LTO2, LTO3
  • SAS LTO3, LTO4, LTO5
  • Dell LSI2032 SCSI HBA, 39160 SCSI HBA, 39320A SCSI HBA, SAS 5 E HBA, 6Gb SAS HBA

Resources & Quick Links

PV 124T Spec Sheet
http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pvaul/en/pvaul_124t_specs.pdf
PV 124T User’s Guides
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/124T/en/index.htm
Firmware and Driver Versions
 
Media Compatibility Matrix
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/compat.htm
Dell™ PowerEdge™ System Compatibility List
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/serveran.htm
Dell™ PowerVault™ System and Network Area Storage Compatibility List
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/powervaultsystems.htm
Dell™ PowerVault™ System Storage and HP Server Compatibility List
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/serveran_HP.htm
Dell™ PowerVault™ System Storage and IBM Server Compatibility LIst
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/serveran_IBM.htm
Backup Software Compatibility List — Microsoft® Windows®
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/isvwindo.htm
Backup Software Compatibility List — RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/isvlinux.htm
Backup Software Compatibility List — SuSE Linux (SLES)
http://www.support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/matrix/PVMatrix/isvsles.htm
Tape Automation Comparison Chart
http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pvaul/en/tbu_auto_comp.pdf
CommVault Books Online
http://documentation.commvault.com/
Symantec Backup Exec Support Site
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=landing&key=15047
Symantec NetBackup Server Support Site
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=landing&key=15145
Firmware & Driver Downloads
http://support.dell.com/support/DPP/Index.aspx?c=us&cs=555&l=en&s=biz&SystemID=PWV_DSK_124T
PowerVault Tape Media Handbook
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/stor-sys/LTOMedia/index.htm