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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 12, 2021

GO SAVE 21,22,23 display improvement

GO SAVE options 20 and 21 display a screen to enter the tape device, etc. I believe option 22 uses the same screen. It appears all 3 options use the same display. Please display on that screen the actual option / option description chosen on the menu. When we arrive at that screen it would confirm that we have chosen the correct option for the desired save.


Use Case:

For a Cumulative install or IBM i upgrade we perform GO SAVE option 21 followed by option 22 to have saves adequate for recovery. After the install/upgrade we perform 2 x option 22 so we have SAVSYS type saves adequate for recovery. Would appreciate confirmation of which option was chosen to prevent a mistake.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 16, 2021

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a “nice to have” LOW priority feature.

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (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
    Nov 16, 2021

    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.