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To use that unattended restore you need to install LIC, add disks to ASP, press a lot of keys to accept time zone, confirm installation device that already knows (when using NFS), set time and date twice, and other etceteras.
When running a full system install from "D" with LIC and Initialize System with tape, virtual optical , NFS , performing an IPL from HMC or STRNETINS you need to press a lot of keys to install basic OS, and then continue with restore or OS install.
What I'm asking is an automatic way to install/restore the whole system with just performing IPL from "D" "Normal" from NFS or Tape, with no human intervention till install/restore concludes.
IBM needs more information to further assess your Request for Enhancement. The restore menu options 21, 22, and 23 currently have the ability to do an unattended restore. Refer to Step 6 in section IBM i Documentation > Recovering your system > Using restore menu options 21, 22, and 23 (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.4?topic=menu-using-restore-options-21-22-23)
If this does not fit your needs, please outline your specific use case detailing the manual steps required. Thanks.