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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...
almost 6 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 7 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 8 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...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 4 Not under 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.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 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 3 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration

Graphic tool or sql service to know the percentage of use of the tapes.

Currently there is no tool or any sql service that helps to know the percentage of use/free is a tape device. For now there is only this old method to calculate it. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/how-much-data-and-how-much-free-space-available-...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 2 Submitted

DUPTAP to multiple targets

DUPTAP can take a long time for modern LTO tapes, and we have a frequent requirement to make multiple physical copies for offsite and archival purposes. Adding the ability to have DUPTAP make multiple copies at the same time would speed up this pr...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 0 Not under consideration

Backup via O.A. to RDX

We require the implementation of optical devices (RDX) in Backup Tasks via Operational Assistant (Go Backup), as well as supported in SAVxxx Save Commands and in the Go Save menu for Save System and User Data (Options 20-23). Use Case: Implementin...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Not under consideration

WRKIMGCLG should not delete images without asking for confirmation

By default, DLTIMGCLG uses KEEP(*YES) to keep images that are part of an image catalog when one is deleted. WRKIMGCLG, on the other hand, offers a 4 Delete option that deletes the images without prompting. At the very least this should work the sa...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 2 Functionality already exists

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
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Future consideration