Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Contains one row for each currently open tape device. This view is stored in the master database.
This system table is included as a view for backward compatibility. Instead, use the sys.dm_io_backup_tapes (Transact-SQL) dynamic management view.
You cannot drop the sysopentapes view.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
The user needs VIEW SERVER STATE permission on the server.