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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 28, 2022

early progress display on SAV big objects from IFS

When saving large objects from IFS (e.g. image catalogs) to save file or tape device, the progress messages (number of objects or size) will be shown after the first 500 objects. If the save operation only contains 100 (big) objects, the progress message is shown when the operation is finished.
Until then, system may be busy for minutes without any information to the operator.


Use Case:

save operations need long time without any status update. Operators do not know if there is any progress and how many objects (out of total number of objects) are finished yet.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Save, Restore
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - COMMON

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - IFS (Integrated File System) and Servers
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - COMMON

  • Guest
    Mar 2, 2022

    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.