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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

BRMS Feature Enhancement Request

Customer desires to display log BRMS into a stream file in the IFS. Use Case: The customer is a banking/financial institution and needs to keep the backup logs of the daily backups in a file format for audit purposes.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered

Tag or star in report PRTRPTBRM (*CTLGRPSTAT) for encrypted datas

Add star or tag to inform in PRTRPTBRM (*CTLGRPSTAT) when the backup contains encrypted datas Use Case: .
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Optional function to not cause a BRM10A1 when doing a spool file backup and empty *OUTQ exist

When using an spool file list to save spool files from a list of specified *OUTQ and no spool files exist in an *OUTQ a diagnostic CPF3770 "No objects saved or restored for library *SPLF" message are sent. This is also the case when a incremental ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Add parameter Start journaling to RSTLIBBRM

Add parameter Start journaling Yes or No to RSTLIBBRM Use Case: Opened PMR 26279,122,000 asking what command to use in a scheduled job to restore several user libraries from backups using BRMS to different libraries and the reply was to use RSTLIB...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered

BRMS - RSTLIBBRM - Add the SELECT parameter

Restore Library via BRM (RSTLIBBRM)                                                            Indicate your choices, then press ENTER.                                                            Library . . . . . . . . . . SAVLIB> SGAGNEUX     ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Delivered

BRMS logs in /tmp

The BRMS flight recorder and tape logs are currently generated in the /tmp folder of the IFS. This is a problem if the system is IPLd directly after the backup in the BRMS settings and the system startup program runs the CLRTMP process in the star...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

Display BRMS log

The DSPLOGBRM command is based on the file QA1ALG in QUSRBRM in which the time is recorded as zonded field 6 0. This does not provide enough details for the DSPLOGBRM command to show the right order. Use Case: Please have a look at the DSPLOGBRM e...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 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

BRMS Recovery Report update for directories

The Recovery Report Step020 has a known issue with it in regards to how the IFS is saved. Reference N1014174: How *LINK Saves Affect Link Lists . The recovery report should have the following added to step020: When using link lists in BRMS, users ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered