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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

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...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Future consideration
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*ESCAPE messages for SAVLIB

We have received MONMSG for CPF3795 in every SAVLIB running in our CL program: https://ecurep.mainz.de.ibm.com/rest/download/28061%2C100%2C838/2018-04-06/28061.100.838.SOURCE.txt?astext=true&fileSize=83568 But, when CPF3795 is reported saving ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 5 Not under consideration

Add physical bytes used on media to QSRSAV format for save output

We currently have no way to know how much space is used and how much is available on our LTO media until we fill the tape. The save commands support output to a file in QSRSAV format, which includes the original size of the objects that were saved...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Future consideration

SAVRSTxxx

Would it possible to add the feature to specify more then one destiny maschine? Use Case: Deploy a programm to more then one maschine in one command
over 6 years 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 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 10 Future consideration

New MONMSG For a CPF message

Saving SAVLIB(*ALLUSR) SPLFDTA(*ALL) Looking at my nightsave joblog:1. I got a CPD33A8 (diagnostic) that save could not be completed because of open spoolfile  In understand and this is right for me2. Next we got a CPF3771 (diagnostic) that … obj...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 2 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...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 3 Not under consideration

BRMS Track changed objects since last save VS scan

We have a customer with 18 million objects in the IFS- the customer does incremental saves for the IFS and they still run 30+ hours on LTO6. On a daily basis- very little data changes, but the system scans the entire IFS to find the objects that a...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 6 Not under 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