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BRMS report for omit objs

this request is for BRMS product on AS400 (IBM i). If it's possible to add the objects that being omitted from control group, especially IFS objs in the BRMS recovery report, or in any other Backup Analysis screen. Use Case: PMR 67780,004,000we ha...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Delivered

BRMS recovery reports: support recovery from a H/A system

Let's say you have a system PROD1. Let's say you are using HA replication software like Mimix or Quick-EDD to replicate to PROD2. You back up PROD1 only once a quarter. However you backup PROD2 5 days a week.In this scenario can you generate a rec...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 8 Delivered

Command WRKMLMBRM fails if there are more than 9999 volumes

Command WRKMLMBRM fails if there are more than 9999 volumes.We have 12.000 volumes and counting.The workaround is to specify a parameter like VOL, CGY, BRMVOL, MEDCLS... to stay under 10.000.Could you increase the max limit? Use Case: TS003011009
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

BRMS command to check for available Media in Tape Library

Request to supply a command to pre-check that the required media are available in the Tape Library before BRMS backup starts. Use Case: During night, BRMS jobs are running in the background to save parts of the system.In case no useful expired med...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 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...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

BRMS Control group execution auditing report

Our external auditors are regularly asking for success and failure reports of the execution of the backups (BRMS Control groups) for different periods (montly, quarterly, yearly)The current DSPLOGBRM command that we are using to create reports is ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 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: .
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

Add PRTMOVBRM to the BRMS Enterprise reports you can run.

We need to send the Tape Operations Team a daily report with the tapes that they need to move. In order to do that we have a scheduled job to submit the report. It would be nice to be able to do it from BRMS Enterprise as we do with the rest of th...
about 3 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...
over 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 Delivered