The following quick steps will in the setup and usage of the VTL software.

1. Ensure that the listed System Requirements are met

2. Follow the installation steps described in Installation on RHEL/CentOS 5.x/6.x, SLES 11SP1/SP2, Debian squeeze 6.0x

3. Access the web management interface

4. (Optional) Configure storage pools as described in Configuring Storage Pools

5. Configure physical storage which will be used to the virtual tape data. This is described in Configuring Physical Storage

6. Configure VTLs as explained in Configuring a Virtual Tape Library and access the virtual devices as explained in Accessing the virtual devices

7. If you are having trouble check Troubleshooting common problems first