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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 9, 2018

Confirmation message when performing a restore to original location

This enhancement request is to add a confirmation screen or message when performing a restore back to the original location within BRMS.

Use Case:

Ideally this would be either when using the RSTLIBBRM/RSTOBJBRM commands when the RSTLIB parameter is set to *SAVLIB, but also when using the menus within WRKMEDIBRM in the ‘Restore Command Defaults', when the ‘Restore to Library' is specified as *SAVLIB. An inquiry type message would be generated that would state “You are restoring to the original location. Are you sure you want to continue?”, which would require a Y or N reply. If the situation was a full system restore situation, you obviously do not want to confirm every object on the system, so there should also be a way to disable the “restore to original location” check message. Possibly in the BRMS System or Backup policy.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 17, 2018

    The BRMS team does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

  • Guest
    Mar 12, 2018

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Mar 11, 2018

    There is an option to change the default library in the recovery policy (*RCY) to restore too and then this will be used anytime a user restores libraries via the WRKMEDIBRM or STRRCYBRM command....