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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

BRMS Syncing issues due to changing entries on QUSRBRM/QA1AMM

The QA1AMM is getting updated for every open and close of the blocks processed on tape. This is to update the latest used date/time in the QA1AMM file. Due to these updates on QA1AMM file, the QUSRBRM/QJ1ACM journal entries were piled up. In my en...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 3 Delivered

BRMS: Allow Parallel Backup in BRMS when using *ALLUSR

According to http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1012281BRMS does not allow a parallel save when using *ALLUSR.I want to be able to do so. Use Case: We spread our saves among four drives in our library.Objects within a library are c...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

RFE - BRMS D.R. script changes

Please change the BRMS report title "Recovering the Entire System" , so that step 14 D, reads as follows or at least distinguishes what the (*system) option means. d) Type the following recovery command steps: If you execute this command you will ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

Allow write on Remote Image Catalog

Actually we can share Optical Image Catalog using NFS from one IBM i or even any other server (with restrictions) to an IBM i LPAR, but with read-only attributes. It would be a great idea to share this library in Read-Write mode Use Case: With thi...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 4 Delivered

add information from WRKMLMBRM to BRMS SQL Services

can use information from Tape Library in SQL f.e. query for media which are *EJECT in BRMS but still in library
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Expansion of password length for BRMS DDM Conncetions

IBM i allows for passwords of lengths up to 128 characters, to accommodate various security requirements. In our case, user passwords must be a minimum of 12 characters, and we are planning a move to a minimum length of 15 characters, for enhanced...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

BRMS enhancement: Option to set SAVACTOPT (*ALWCKPWRT) in a BRMS control group

I want to save SAP IFS objects using BRMS. The SAVBRM command has a parameter named SAVACTOPT. For this parameter I can use the option *ALWCKPWRT. I can't find such a parameter within the BRMS control group definition or the STRBKUBRM command. Thi...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered

Update to BRMS - Work with Items to Omit from Backup - Granular Exclusions

Once we upgraded to V7R1, I experienced an issue where I would receive the following errors in the BRMS log (detailed in the PMR): CPF3761 20 Cannot use *USRSPC QGLDLOCK in QUSRDIRDB. I cannot easily exclude this... and my only recourse is to excl...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 1 Delivered

Add *LSTSAVSYS option to PERIOD Beginning date for STRRCYBRM

Current options on STRRCYBRM prevent us from automating printing of recovery reports including using a hub system in Enterprise Services. To get usable reports for a recovery we have to keep track of the last SAVSYS and manually enter that date on...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / BRMS 2 Delivered