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BRMS

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BRMS restauration issue

Scenario : * Sunday FULL backup . * Monday CUML backup - OBJ1, OBJ2, OBJ3 in LIBA saved * Tuesday morning delete OBJ1 - * Tuesday evening CUML Backup - OBJ2, OBJ3 in LIBA saved * Wednesday scratch system : - Restore from Full OBJ1, OBJ2, OBJ3 in L...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

It does not show media with retention type versions in the report of: PRTMOVBRM

I have created a movement policy based on 4 groups (* GRP XXX). I have 4 media in the IGNIFUGO location and a 5 media in location TAPMLB01, (all of this media using the MOVVER004 policy, which is the policy of 4 groups), When I move this 5 media ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 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
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Not under consideration

BRMS : RMVMEDIBRM - 68/5000 create a parameter to have the choice of a specific library

objective: to be able to select a single library Remove BRM support info (RMVMEDIBRM)                                                                Indicate your choices, then press ENTER.                                                          ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

RSTOBJBRM - create a complementary parameter to exclude deleted objects

RSTOBJBRM Can you create a complementary parameter to exclude deleted objects. Use Case: Restaurer un objet via BRM (RSTOBJBRM) Indiquez vos choix, puis appuyez sur ENTREE. Objet . . . . . . . . . . . . . OBJ > *ALL + si autres valeurs Biblioth...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 8 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Media reporting

Media reporting: I would like BRMS to report location mismatch where the BRMS location and the actual device location are different. Use Case: This would help my operators know where volumes actually are and better understand when they need to tak...
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

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