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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on May 21, 2019

Optional function to not cause a BRM10A1 when doing a spool file backup and empty *OUTQ exist

When using an spool file list to save spool files from a list of specified *OUTQ and no spool files exist in an *OUTQ a diagnostic CPF3770 "No objects saved or restored for library *SPLF" message are sent. This is also the case when a incremental backup is run and no new spool file exist. This is Described here:

This will cause the control group backup to complete with BRM10A1 "Control group XXXXXXX type *BKU completed with errors"

A empty *OUTQ or that new spool files does not exist in an *OUTQ (in case a incremental backup is executed) is most likely a normal condition and a non-existing error.

Please, add an optional function to, either suppress the CPF3770 messages for spool files or even better, let BRMS handle the CPF3770 messages for *SPLF and re-send them as informational messages and not cause the BRM10A1 "Control group XXXXXXX type *BKU completed with errors"

Use Case:

BRM10A1 "Control group XXXXXXX type *BKU completed with errors" requires manual investigation of the errors to determine what have not been backed up. This can be time-consuming and feels very unnecessary for *SPLF.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 25, 2020

    BM believes that the request described has been solved and is available with the June 2020 BRMS PTFs (7.2 - SI72865, 7.3 - SI72866, and 7.4 - SI72867). For additional information on this support reference the following BRMS wiki page:

  • Guest
    Mar 5, 2020

    The BRMS team will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. The request will be updated in the future if the request is implemented. The BRMS team will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.

  • Guest
    May 28, 2019

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