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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 5, 2021

5733-ICC File upload over 100GB

With 5733-ICC it is currently not possible to use files larger than 100GB, which is not practical.


Use Case:

Virtual tapes sizes bigger than 100GB.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 19, 2021

    This is being considered for a future release.

  • Guest
    Aug 5, 2021

    I think it's a practical limit, because backing to the cloud with larger files can make restore of just one object slower when using BRMS, and there's a maximum file size limit un most clouds.
    That being said, I think this limit should be tunable .
    If You use your own script instead of BRMS maybe you could take a look at awscli or S3CMD Open Source alternatives.