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IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.
IBM's recommended strategy is to use the GO SAVE menu as a replacement for OA Backup.
The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed. The user base that uses Operational Assistant today does not have a similar replacement, and they will likely have to use RDX as a solution.
Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac
For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/Blogs/i-Can/May-2017/COMMON-Americas-Advisory-Council-%28CAAC%29-and-RFEs/
Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager
IBM has received the requirement. IBM is no longer enhancing Operational Assistant Backup and does not intend to provide a solution to this request. However, IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to reconsider this position.