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Save 21 / Restore 21 End Option for Tape (*unload, *rewind *Leave)

Add an option to allow the selection to the Go Save menu Option 21 Entire System Save and Go Restore 21 Entire System Restore To add the ability to select the tape media End Option e.g. *unload, *rewind *Leave Use Case: This is particularly useful...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Future consideration

CRTIMGCLG vs Server NAS

We manage a Outsourcing Services for Banking and Insurance Customers. Our policies and the customer directives request to save (all days) the application libraries and data libraries in multiple copies on the physical media tape. Now we save on th...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 2 Future consideration

Remove certificate requirement from ObjectConnect over TCP/IP

Add "no certificate" option for ObjectConnect over TCP/IP.Other object transfer tools/functions do not have such requirement.- FTP -> FTPS is optional- HTTP -> https is optional- Ansible plugins -> Not in "Requirements" Use Case: Easily c...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Not under consideration

increase speed on DUPTAP and DUPMEDBRM positioning

Increase positioning speed during DUPTAP / DUPMEDBRM or change behavior of how it is done.Currently on each duplication operation the cartridge is rewound and drive reads from beginning every sequence until it reaches the desired seq. number to be...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 10 Future consideration

QANESAVA - Add Savsecdta and Savcfg support

With SAVSECDTA and SAVCFG support on QANESAVA/RSTA we could make migrations and backup to external/Cloud Storage easier. Use Case: With SAVSECDTA and SAVCFG support on QANESAVA we could save data to an NFS remote share
11 months ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Future consideration

Remove STRSAVSYNC dependency on subsystem QSYSWRK

Request:---------- Remove the dependency of STRSAVSYNC on subsystem QSYSWRK - it is not the appropriate subsystem to use. 1. Preferred solution: Ship STRSAVSYNC with its own limited subsystem and start it automatically, and also auto start the IPV...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Future consideration

MCH3402 - restore should move programs in use to QRPLOBJ or RPG should resolve to the program again

If you compile a program where someone is in the application then the older version is put in QRPLOBJ. This doesn't happen if you restore the program causing the program referring to it to terminate with MCH3402 (Tried to refer to all or part of a...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Future consideration

Save 21 / Restore Option to run nominated user program after process completes

To add the ability to select a program after this process completes Use Case: This is particularly useful when performing system migrations using the unload/reload but also for the clients who like to run an automated DUPTAP after Save 21.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Future consideration

v7r2 Backup joblog incorrect CPD37C4

The joblog generated by a backup indicates the success or failure of the backup.After installing v7r2, an incorrect message CPD37C4 – “ nnn objects not saved” is issued. The reason the objects are not saved is that IBM has marked the objects "ALWS...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Future consideration

Continue *ALLUSR backup when damaged object is encountered

After a damaged object is encountered during the *ALLUSR backup, it should continue with the next library instead of stopping the backup. Use Case: In an exceptional situation, backup running on Flashcopy Target lpar encounters a damaged object. T...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 8 Future consideration