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My ideas: BRMS

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BRMS needs to be able to append on media from different LPARs.

BRMS being able to append backups from multiple systems on a single tape. Use Case: With customers using multiple LPARs with small ASPs we need to be able to append multiple daily backups from different LPARs on a single tape to reduce the number ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

Confirmation message when performing a restore to original location

This enhancement request is to add a confirmation screen or message when performing a restore back to the original location within BRMS. Use Case: Ideally this would be either when using the RSTLIBBRM/RSTOBJBRM commands when the RSTLIB parameter i...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Batch restores for Multi-library recoveries enhancements.

f the saves were done in a Serial-Parallel mode, the use of concurrent batch restores for multi-library recoveries is a great way to minimize the restore time:https://helpsystemswiki.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/IWT/pages/165642322/How+to+Use+Batch+R...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

MOVMEDBRM function

would like to MOVMEDBRM stop to mark tapes moved to a different location if tape drive is not available. The command could in msgw state or failed with log. Use Case: We noticed issues when TAPMLB sometimes doesn't varied on after IPL.Wile MOVMEDB...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

For VTL allow a bigger format like LTO7 or LTO8 instead of Ultruim3

BRMS and Protect tier we can only format ULTRIUM3 Use Case: the actual standard for tape is LTO8 and for VTL it is ULTRIUM3
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

Media prediction

Media prediction – I would like BRMS to predicatively tell me when I am running low on available scratch volumes to be able to perform a backup. Use Case: I have numerous systems that I am in charge of. If I had a warning that I was "low" on avail...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Not under consideration

BRMS Recovery

If backup policy is based on Full (i.e. Sunday) and Incrementals during the week, when restore happens, all files, members and IFS objects that have been deleted during the week will be also restored. BRMS should keep track of the objects in place...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Not under consideration

Display complete BRMS log with DSPLOGBRM

The BRMS log was truncated when used command DSPLOGBRM on green screen, any chance that can get the complete BRMS log. Use Case: The BRMS log was truncated when used command DSPLOGBRM on green screen, any chance that can get the complete BRMS log.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Not under consideration

BRMS: Allow parallel-parallel save and OMITS(*IGNORE/*PROCESS) for library objects

Instead of simply listing *ALLUSR on our control groups we use a list entry which only has one entry, *ALLUSR. The reason we do this is because we do a parallel-parallel save. Basically that's IBM speak for allowing it to support saving across mul...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

BRMS Media information size

BRMS Media information size - I would like BRMS to present the space used for tracking current backup history information for a specific control group based on different media retention's (daily, weekly, monthly, etc). Use Case: Knowing the size o...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration