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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2022

Create a new GO SAVE option to save all the OS

Sometimes, when migrating a system to the cloud, we use a save-and-restore method for migration. We take Option 22 for the basic OS on Virtual Optical media to install using NFS and Option 23/21 on Virtual Tape for the data, because is faster.

But option 22 doesn't save all the OS software components. To upload the Virtual Tape media we need the TCP , FTP and desirable SFTP/SSH.

Sometimes we create our own Option 2x, sometimes we install the OS from the media.

It would be great to have this GO SAVE option as part of the OS.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Nov 1, 2022
    IBM will use this Idea as input to planning, but no commitment is made or implied. This Idea 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 Idea.

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