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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

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

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

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

The use of a generic parameter for the library name does not work when trying to restore multiple libraries from a BRMS backup. At times we need to restore hundreds of libraries but the parameter only works if the library exists. We believe this is a FLAW.

IBM Development can review case TS015071289 for further reference and documentation. As stated, this generic restore option should work and it should either be removed from the command prompt OR some commentary put of the HELP text to state that i...
5 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 6 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


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

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

Capability for parallel save and restore for big library with BRMS and IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for I

We are implementing an IBM i backup solution based on BRMS & IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for I and COS Servers as a replacement of ProtecTIER VTL, and deploying it on 67 IBM i 7.2 and 7.4 partitions. We absolutely need that IBM provides us the...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered

BRMS Full System Restore Enhancement

When a full system restore is performed using BRMS during the RTSCFG part devices are created, IBMi creates OUTQs for the devices, yet as OUTQs are created information regarding AUTL for the AUTQ is not restored.An intermediate step before restori...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered