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IBM i - Add ZStandard (ZSTD) to compression algorithms when saving and restoring with SAV* / RST* commands and BRMS

ZSTD can provide a high compression ratio with a low CPU usage. We could compress image catalog files (tape and udf) using ZSTD faster than GZIP or PIGZ, and using less CPU. This could improve backups to remote image catalogs, some VTLs (QuadStor ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration

add file to existing savf

the request is to have the possibility to add objects to a SAVF already created and containing objects as happens for archive files eg. zip/tar.
10 months ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration

Add RMTNETID Parameter to SAVRSTOBJ command

I am thankful for IBM providing the SAVRSTOBJ command (as well as the other SAVRST commands). However in our network we have some systems that use a different RMTNETID for the APPC connections. As instructions state if you can use the STRPASTHR co...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration

Unattended GO RESTORE 2x

Can you create an additional option on RESTORE 21/22 options for unnatended restore? When restoring from NFS + TFTPD we need manual operation to perform the restore. If we could restore automátically we coud automate the whole process, ideal for c...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration

Remove certificate requirement from ObjectConnect over TCP/IP

Add "no certificate" option for ObjectConnect over TCP/IP.Other object transfer tools/functions do not have such requirement.- FTP -> FTPS is optional- HTTP -> https is optional- Ansible plugins -> Not in "Requirements" Use Case: Easily c...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Not under consideration

Enable SAV* commands to save SAVE FILEs to IFS path

Enable SAV/SAVLIB/SAVDLO/SAVOBJ/SAVCFG/SAVSECDTA commands to save data to IFS path when using *SAVF option Use Case: This will allow to create D2D backups even on low space systems with easy. Today you can save image catalog on specific configurat...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Not under consideration

Remove STRSAVSYNC dependency on subsystem QSYSWRK

Request:---------- Remove the dependency of STRSAVSYNC on subsystem QSYSWRK - it is not the appropriate subsystem to use. 1. Preferred solution: Ship STRSAVSYNC with its own limited subsystem and start it automatically, and also auto start the IPV...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration

BRMS NOCMTBDY option to be ignored for Q libraries

BRMS *NOCMTBDY save-while-active option should not drop Q* libraries as it becomes unusable. Instead, Q* libraries should still be included but *NOCMTBDY to be ignored. Use Case: Without the change, 1 backup done with *NOCMTBDY for *ALLUSR is requ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration

provide warning PRB during save problem

in S/R flight recorders when bad tape response time appears or media problem or numerous retry due to media error, please provide a warning PRB saying that problem occurs during save /restore process; In our case (TS003851510) usual save process i...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Not under consideration

allow user storage limit to be exceeded while saving journaled objects

Allow user storage limitations to be exceeded while saving journaled objects.Lets assume we have one or more users with limited storage MAXSTG(). This user owns a library and a journal. When saving objects in the library, journal entries Y/YS or D...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Not under consideration