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Can HP storageworks 1/8 G2 tape autoloader be connected to a Dell poweredge R720 server?

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closed as not a real question by HopelessN00b, Sirex, rnxrx, Ward, mulaz Sep 29 '12 at 16:12

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Yes. And that is very easy to discover with less than two minutes of research.

  1. Check which interface the tape loader has.
  2. Check is your server has a spare connector of this type.
  3. If not, check if you have slot to add it.

According to Dell your server has 7 PCIe slots:
One x16 full-length, full-height
Three x8 full-length, full-height
Three x8 half-length, half-height

At least one of those is likely to be free.

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