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Dell TL2000/4000, v.A.50, A14

Dell PowerVault TL2000/TL4000 Library and Drive Firmware Release A14 (February 2011)and ITDT-DCR

FW Revisions:
Library FW = A.50
Drive FW:
LT03 FH drives = 93GP
LT03 HH drives = 93GQ
LT03 HH V2 drives = B171
LT04 FH drives = A23D
LT04 HH drives = A23E
LT04 HH V2 drives = B171
LTO5 drives = B171

Fixes & Enhancements

- A.50 library firmware adds support for V2 drives.
- Formal fix for RMU inaccessibility issues


Version A.50, A14


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Release date

05 Dec 2011

Last Updated

18 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:DELL_TL2000-4000_A14_R296690.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 100 MB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
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Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for

1.Click Download Now, to download the file.
2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to
disk (Windows XP users, click Save) and click OK. The Save In: window
3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to
select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file
name icon appears on your desktop.

1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled DELL_TL2000-4000_A14_R296690.EXE.
The Self-Extractor window appears.
2.Click OK or Continue.
The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to
extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R296690.
3.Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the
directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A
Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R296690 files were
4.Click OK.
Follow the on-screen installation instructions in the window.

HTML Pop-Up With Install Now Button
1.The Dell Software Installation Documentation window appears.
2.Click the Install Now button. A File Download window appears.
3.Click Run this program from its current location and click OK.
The Security Warning window appears.
4.Click Yes. The InstallShield Wizard window appears.
5.Follow the on-screen instructions.
Important Information
* Dell PowerVault TL2000/TL4000 will change unique ID when the library firmware is upgraded from 5.80 or earlier to 6.60 or later. This change is a result of the IPv6 DOD implementation. As a result of the FIRMWARE upgrade the library will acquire a new IP address if set in DHCP mode; please ensure user has access to the library Operator Control Panel (OCP) in order to acquire the new DHCP address. This change will not affect libraries set for static IP addresses.

* Dell PowerVault TL4000/2000 drive firmware release implemented Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), The LT04 and LTO5 drive firmware now contains a digital signature. Drive firmware signature is transparent to the user and backup application. The signature provides protection against firmware or device tampering; as a result a firmware upgrade to an unsigned firmware version is prohibited. If you require assistance, please contact Dell technical support.

*Provides support for the new Library Controller Board (LCB)

See Dell PowerVault A07 Release Notes December'08 file for a full release details
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