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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 24, 2021

Cloud storage solutions for i support for Azure

Cloud storage solutions for IBM i support for Azure


Use Case:

I have multiple customers looking to run their BRMS backups to Azure


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 14, 2022

    Hi SamirYaghmour,

    I've created a tool on GitHUB for backing up using SAVF on Azure BLOB storage using menues.
    It's just a PASE (BASH) script, so you could adjust and save your image catalog to AZURE.

    https://bit.ly/3JrY7q6


    Good Luck!

  • Guest
    Jan 31, 2022

    There's a new feature on Azure Blob: SFTP gateway... Maybe you can add SFTP support to ICC

  • Guest
    Jan 10, 2022

    Have you tried using SSHFS from a Linux box in the middle?
    You can mount your IFS folder with your Image Catalog backup on a Linux Box using SSHFS (NFS is really slow) and use AZCopy to Azure Blob Storage.
    I know people doing that with some success.
    Good luck

  • Guest
    Mar 16, 2021

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.

    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
    Feb 26, 2021

    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 - Virtualization, Cloud
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Save, Restore
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None