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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on May 26, 2022

Multiple/Parrallel BRMS save jobs with the same media policy would result in BRM148A

When multiple BRMS save jobs with the same media policy are run concurrently at the same time, BRMS might not be able to handle it well. At times, it will throw out false exception like BRM148A.
Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2022
    The BRMS team will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. The request will be updated in the future if the request is implemented. The BRMS team will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.
  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2022

    Hi,

    Our expectation for the concurrent save jobs using the same media policy with append(*YES) would be for the save to go to different volume. We do not expect the save job to always go to the same volume, we would want the save job to use any available volumes with same media class that it can append to and if there isn't an append volume available, it will picked a expired volume.


  • Guest
    Jun 2, 2022
    The BRMS team needs more information to further assess your Request for Enhancement. After reviewing the case numbers provided, it appears that the same volume was being used by the concurrent save jobs. Is the expectation that the concurrent jobs append to the same volume, or just that they use the same media policy and it is ok for each of the individual jobs to write to different volumes?