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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 15, 2020

BRMS deleted objects

BRMS recovery report (STRRCYBRM ACTION(*REPORT)) and restoration should exclude deleted objects at the point of backup. Logic can be implemented at time of Incremental backup of a library. If an object doesn't exist in that library at that point in time but still found in QA1AOD table, it should be marked as deleted so that it can be excluded from full system recovery.

Use Case:

Object LIBA/OBJA exist and included at Full Backup on tape media. LIBA/OBJA does not exist at Incremental Backup 2 days later so is marked/flagged as deleted in the DB. BRMS recovery report/action would OMIT OBJA from all restoration of LIBA.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 6, 2020

    The BRMS team does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed. Incremental backups do not keep track of deleted objects, only changes. The additional overhead for BRMS to store and maintain a list of deleted objects across the system is not something that the BRMS team is willing to pursue at this time. After objects are deleted from a library which and those objects are no longer required, a full backup of the library should be performed to maintain system integrity.

  • Guest
    Oct 16, 2020

    The recovery report does not look at objects .I think is at a library level. I believe you are doing separate SAVOBJBRM commands and this is why you are seeing those entries in the recovery report. As an alternative, you could try having those volumes in a separate location and exclude that location from the recovery report.