Updated: June 10, 2016
Contains one row for each currently open tape device. This view is stored in the master database.
|Column name||Data type||Description|
|openTape||nvarchar(64)||Physical file name of open tape device. For more information about opening and releasing tape devices, see BACKUP (Transact-SQL) and RESTORE (Transact-SQL).|
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