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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 13, 2017

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:

Implementing new devices more and more required by customers.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2020

    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.

  • Guest
    Apr 10, 2018

    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

  • Guest
    Oct 18, 2017

    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.

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GO BACKUP ON RDX drives on IBM i: possibility of being able to use the backup menu on RDX devices in addition of TAPE

Merged
Possibility to use RDX devices on the unit of backup Use Case: Scheduling of systems and data backup
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Save and Restore 1 Not under consideration