Security Protocol Out/Request volume Element Address

David Peterson David.Peterson at
Thu Mar 30 10:07:23 PST 2006

I agree with Kevin, assuming an SMC device will not use Security Protocol
Out is a bad assumption...Dave

(no disclaimer)

From: owner-t10 at [mailto:owner-t10 at] On Behalf Of Kevin D Butt
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2006 12:54 PM
To: t10 at
Subject: Security Protocol Out/Request volume Element Address

I just noticed that the new Security Protocol Out command collides with the
op code for an SMC device (Request Volume Element Address).  I thought a
free op code was requested.  This means that Automation devices will never
be able to use any of the security protocols.  I think this is a bad idea.
I don't know where how all the library vendors missed this.  Can this be


Kevin D. Butt
SCSI & Fibre Channel Architect, Tape Firmware
MS 6TYA, 9000 S. Rita Rd., Tucson, AZ 85744
Tel: 520-799-2869 / 520-799-5280
Fax: 520-799-2723 (T/L:321)
Email address: kdbutt at

More information about the T10 mailing list