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BRMS

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BRMS Web GUI interface needs to be made available for 5770BR1

Fortra has developed a web interface for BRMS replacing the old web navigator interface that was deprecated. This new interface is only available in the new software subscription for BRMS, 5770BR2 with PTFs SJ00271and SJ00272.Not every customer is...
22 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

BRMS ICC - create command for resending media to cloud location

Hello, With BRMS ICC we got transfer issue and location is showing the cloud one in WRKMEDBRM but in *TRF status. When executing the command STRMNTBRM MOVMED(*YES) it's not resending theses failed volume to the cloud. We need to manually retake th...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Needs more information

Concurrent BRMS save of the same media would result in false BRM148A

Previous i had raised the issue in IBM-i-3268. Occassionally when there happen to be multiple BRMS Save job happening BRMS would give a false BRM148A due to volume assignment contention. Although the idea is delivered, we still have the rare occur...
5 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Is a defect

SAVLIBBRM and SAVOBJBRM *DTACPR option

We have raised a call TS015223912 for the data compression on SAVLIB and SAVLIBBRM. It is found that SAVLIB/SAVOBJ have 7 options for user to choose the compression rate, but SAVLIBBRM/SAVOBJBRM only have 3. There is an Command for SAVLIBBRM and S...
6 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Future consideration

Adding Spool files in Missed Object Policy

We can see now Missed object policies do not support folder and documents or spooled files. , If we can add these also, it will useful for for many back up errors
7 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

INZBRM Option to Reset *SYSTEM Control Group after System Configuration is Modified

I manage over 35 LPARs, and some of them have user IASPs. I need to run *SYSTEM backups after OS upgrades or PTF group updates for recoverability, but our IASPs will not be backed up using the *SYSTEM Control Group because there is no way to updat...
9 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Future consideration

16 MB Limit of BRMS Spool Archival

Currently, BRMS archival list has a limit of 16mb as it is based on DLO and DLO as a 16 MB limitation. In order to backup all outq beginning with P*, the archival list may need to be very granular at times. Example, Defination in the archival list...
10 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Future consideration

BRMS - Please enhance help text for error message BRM1771

We tried to change the Expiration Date of a tape-volume, either to *PERM or to a date in 3 years. This resulted in the error message BRM1771, which states that the date-format is incorrect. But the date-format was correctly set. After raising an I...
10 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

In BRMS, need functionality to display the library name or a name to show the contents of the SAVF created by BRMS.

I use BRMS to backup key libraries, SAVSECDTA, SAVCFG and some IFS folders. The backups are saved to SAVF's partly because this is much faster than going to tape directly and we are a 7 x 24 operation. Example, saving to SAVF takes approximately 1...
11 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

5733-ICC and BRMS - Backup metadata should be saved on the cloud next to each backup to ease restore process

When using IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i with BRMS we can backup and upload the virtual media to ICOS and other object storage service providers. Virtual tape media, by default, is componesed of 30GB media files and sometimes you need to avoid...
12 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration