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My votes: BRMS

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Add BRMS object level omitting to the New IBMi Navigator

Heritage IBMi Navigator had BRMS object level omitting. New IBMi Navigator does not. Use Case: Our BRMS control groups
over 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Enhance the BRMS Control Group Exit Program

In the BRMS Control Group Exit Program, add new exits related to how the control group ends (success/error/abnormal). This will assist with automation and monitoring, and should be called when the system has left restricted state (i.e. after resta...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Support BRMS and IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i in a FlashCopy environment.

The problem is that BRMS stores information about the image catalogs and cloud locations and status of the media in QUSRBRM file. The QUSRBRM data is copied back to the production system, but the image catalog data and associated IFS data on the b...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Delivered

Include messages in BRMS that are triggering errors

Various warnings or errors cause BRMS to issue messages indicating a save is incomplete. But the warning or error messages themselves are not in the BRMS log, which means you have to scour the joblog to find the issues. I'd like to have the warnin...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered


We would like BRMS support for QIBM_CONJOINED_MUT_AUTH so we do not have to enter passwords in BRMS and in the ADDSVRAUTE. It makes it more difficult to comply with password change rules as you would have to change a password several places in ste...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered

WRKOBJBRM command enhancement with sort order

You can sort the results from WRKOBJBRM with either *SAVDAT, *LIB or *OBJ, but regardless of the option the oldest will be displayed on the top.Must likely you are interested in the object from the most recent backups so I think there should be an...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Abilty to specify a move policy when a volume is full

I would like to have the ability to specify a move policy to run when the volume is full Use Case: To my knowledge the only way you can configure move policy for a media class in BRMS is to set the number of days since the backup before the volume...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered

User-defined timestamp in Full System Flash Copy - *SYSBAS support

Have the possibility to set the User-defined timestamp in Full System Flash Copy to have the correct reference for the incremental backup Use Case: We want reduce the backup time on Flash copy system in order to use for our test.For example:the fl...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 6 Delivered


Hello, QUSRBRM.CG_BACKUP_STATUS view is only showing backup related to control group referenced in WRKCTLGBRM *BKU. On our environment the management of journal receiver is done with CTLGRP type *ARC. We want to use the view QUSRBRM.CG_BACKUP_STAT...
6 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

BRMS Feature Enhancement Request

Customer desires to display log BRMS into a stream file in the IFS. Use Case: The customer is a banking/financial institution and needs to keep the backup logs of the daily backups in a file format for audit purposes.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered