Mount LTFS tapes

Always use YoYotta to format and mount tapes, do not use other applications. When archiving to tape or restoring from tape YoYotta will automatically mount mount tapes.

Auto mounting

Tape YY6342 is loaded into the drive, if there is no barcode shown, then the tape must be formatted first. Click the Add COPY #1 button. Then start the job, the tape will be automatically mounted.


Manual mounting

Tape YY6342 is loaded into the drive, if there is no barcode shown, then the tape must be formatted first. Click the Mount button.


Tape mounted


Add tape as destination


Ready to archive


Archive complete

The tape will be automatically unmounted and optionally ejected. In the LTFS panel there is an Eject tapes after verify option.
There is also an eject button in the LTFS panel.

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