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What does the tape error code ha_status 0x9 mean?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • NDMP
  • tape drive

Answer

  • Backups occasionally fail and the following message is displayed in the event logs
[tape.cmd.cmdFail:error]: Tape device 3b.1: command failed, ha_status 0x9
  • Inspect your hardware to find the source of the problem. Hardware that might be defective includes the following devices
    • Host Bus Adapter (HBA)
    • Tape drive
    • The cable between HBA and tape drive

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