Dell TL2000/4000, v.9t30, A12

Firmware update for the TL2000/TL4000 Tape Library and drives that fix an issue where the RMU would become inaccessible.
Dell PowerVault TL2000/TL4000 Library and Drive Firmware Release A12 (September '10)and ITDT-DCR1.2.0.006

FW Revisions:
Library FW = 9T30
Drive FW:
LT03 FH drives = 93G6
LT03 HH drives = 93G7
LT04 FH drives = A232
LT04 HH drives = A233
LTO5 drives = A422

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixed an issue where the RMU would become inaccessible.


Version 9t30, A12


Tape Automation

Release date

07 Aug 2012

Last Updated

13 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R282043.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 73 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.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Other versions
9.30,A11 10 Aug 20121:41:07 PM
Applies to
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window

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
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
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 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
To install ITDT, a suitable version of Java is required for both Windows and Linux.


The default install location for the current release of ITDT has changed in Linux based installations.

The previous destination was: /opt/dell/dvtd/jre Whereas the current default location is: /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre

The symbolic link creation example for ITDT in Section 2.1 of the readme file should be:

$ ln -sf /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre Sun Microsystems JRE:
$ ln -sf /usr/java/j2re1.4.2_09 /opt/dell/itdt_dcr/jre
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.