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In BRMS, need functionality to display the library name or a name to show the contents of the SAVF created by BRMS.

I use BRMS to backup key libraries, SAVSECDTA, SAVCFG and some IFS folders. The backups are saved to SAVF's partly because this is much faster than going to tape directly and we are a 7 x 24 operation. Example, saving to SAVF takes approximately 1...
30 days ago in IBM i / BRMS 0 Submitted

Needing a search engine for BRMS history with Heritage BRMS not available in future

With removal of the Heritage BRMS, restores of IFS items are difficult when needing to do a search with the system UIM limitations on the green screen to find files if directory has more then 49917 files in it. Heritage BRMS had function for histo...
8 months ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Future 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...
almost 4 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 ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 7 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...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 8 Not under consideration


Can I request an enhancement for the SAVLIB *NONSYS and the ability to omit libs. SAVLIB LIB(*NONSYS) DEV(QTAPEXX) OMITLIB(XXXXXX YYYYYY ZZZZZZZ) OUTPUT(*PRINT) Use Case: Prefer to recover system using media from SAVLIB *NONSSYS as opposed to usin...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration

Adding Items to BRMS Control Group

When adding an item to a BRMS control group, the new item goes to the bottom of the list. I then have to select the item and click the Move Up button. If I've got 25 items in my control group I have to hit a button about 20 times if I want to inse...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 5 Not under consideration

BRMS Enterprise - Desired Enhancement around email subject line

Would like the ability to modify the subject line of the BRMS Enterprise email function. Currently it emails a standard line that is less informative than it could be. For reference - it currently sends "Report QREPORTDFN generated for node <sy...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Not under consideration

BRMS Report Bundle Option

We would like to have the option when running maintenance or using the STRRCYBRM ASPDEV((*LCL *ALL)) to bundle the selected or all reports. Use Case: STRMNTBRMPrint expired media report . . . *YES Print version report . . . . . . *EXPMEDPrint medi...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 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.                                                          ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Not under consideration