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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...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

Enhancement Nbr 1 for Adding Additional User Information to the BRMS Recovery Report - QP1ARCY

Adding Additional User Information to the BRMS Recovery Report is a great way to get customer or system specific information into the recovery reporthttps://helpsystemswiki.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/IWT/pages/165642305/Adding+Additional+User+Infor...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Full system restore enhancement when restoring from both *FULL and *CUML saves.

The last defense in a DR strategy is restoring a whole system from tapes using the recovery report (QP1ARCY) and that is a very time consuming task. If the backup strategy is done by using *FULL backups, maybe once a week, and *CUML the rest of th...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

BRMS PTF Security

There were changes make in the latest BRMS PTF that require user profile to enrolled with *AUT before they can use BRMS function which wasn't required previously. Use Case: Provide a way to proactively identify user that require SETUSRBRM before e...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

BRMS Enterprise Services

BRMS Enterprise Services - Seems to be issues with the way the node policy works and developers notice issues but developers are stating the product is working as design. Node policy is running for all partitions in the environment although they a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

BRMS IFS restore performance (*LINK)

Restoring an IFS file from a tape backup could take hours (or days) when there are many entries in *LINK.BRMS should specify automatically the POSITION parameter, when the position itself is available in QA1ALI2 file (LIPOSMF1 field). Use Case: WR...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

MOVMEDBRM wrongly changes location during I/O error

When an error occurs during the execution of the MOVMEDBRM command the volume location is changed. ex an error CPA401E received by the command and answering C the move is validated. Use Case: When you have a problem with the I/O station of a tape ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Not under consideration

BRMS Hub Recovery Reports Need To Print To a Printer and Be Sent to the Hub at the same time.

When generating reports from the BRMS Hub server if the node has WRKPCYBRM setup to send recovery reports to a printer writer the reports print and then are deleted before the reports are sent to the BRMS Hub for storage. It would be nice if IBM i...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Not under consideration

MONSWABRM

The command MONSWABRM is waiting for the sync point to be reaching, when it is reached action is being taken, but what if that sync point is never reached? Use Case: If for some reason the sync point is mot reached, the MONSWABRM was not designed ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 10 Not under consideration