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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 10, 2017

whatever is cleared or reset during IPL that improves IFS backup be provided in a utility that can be run before IFS backup

when IPL is performed prior to backup, the IFS backup runs 5 hours quicker than normal. Data has been provided via PMR 32492,442,000. A utility to use that clears or resets whatever happens during the IPL would be a tremendous benefit to ensure the backup completes as soon as possible.

Use Case:

refer to PMR 32492,442,000

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Apr 30, 2020

    After much consideration we have not found that there is anything we can reasonably do for this request.

  • Guest
    Oct 27, 2017

    Thank you for submitting this request. We understand what this request is based on the PMR, and will need to investigate if we can actually make a change to improve the save performance for your situation. Each environment impacts the SAV performance differently and new objects can affect the performance as well as the structure of a directory tree. We will update this request again after our investigation.

  • Guest
    Oct 13, 2017

    Can we see details on the PMR? I'd like to see if this affects us, too.