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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 16, 2020

Provide SQL Services for BRMS

I would like to be able to retreive data from BRMS using IBM DB2 for i SQL services. Any views or table functions which could be made available for public consumption would be helpful an in line with what IBM has already done a great job of within the system.

Use Case:

Gathering information about media by expiration date, media class, and volume sets would allow for specialized reporting. Specifically being able to gather the size of backups over a day, week or month for additional planning would be helpful and this allows for better grouping. Being able to more easily see media by use or error numbers would also be helpful.
I could also foresee this as a way for users or 3rd parties to help better plan for recoveries and verification through automation.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 22, 2021

    The BRMS team believes that the request described has been solved. The BRMS has started the initial delivery of SQL services which are documented on the the BRMS wiki at The development team will continue to invest in additional BRMS SQL services in the future and update the BRMS wiki as they become available.

  • Guest
    Jan 21, 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