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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on May 20, 2019

Save 21 / Restore 21 End Option for Tape (*unload, *rewind *Leave)

Add an option to allow the selection to the Go Save menu Option 21 Entire System Save and Go Restore 21 Entire System Restore

To add the ability to select the tape media End Option e.g. *unload, *rewind *Leave


Use Case:

This is particularly useful when performing system migrations using the unload/reload but also for the clients who like to run an automated DUPTAP after Save 21.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Oct 27, 2021

    We have reviewed this RFE again. We feel it would be a beneficial enhancement to the product and it is therefore still being considered for implementation. We hope to be able to add it to our development plans soon.

  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2020

    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.

  • Guest
    Aug 6, 2019

    The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed.

    Background: The CEAC members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial 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.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    May 23, 2019

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