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Status Is a defect
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 11, 2023

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics Report (GO BRMS Option 12,5)

Add support for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries in IBM BRMS Statistics report (GO BRMS Option 12,5)

The “Bytes Written” column is all zeroes for virtual tape volumes

We have no way to audit how much data was written to our OEM Virtual Tape Library volumes in a media pool due to this limitation.  


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2023

    I'm confused because we did submit a case in 2020 (TS004214629) and the response was a IBM tip article that indicated this was working as designed -

    We checked in with Deb Saugen and she confirmed the same and recommended the IBM Idea route. I will go ahead and submit another case and reference this idea for defect resolution.

  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2023
    The BRMS team has review this request and feels that this support should be available today. When using the GO BRMS options 12, 5 under the covers BRMS runs the IBM i operating system command PRTERRLOG to gather the statistics. After checking with the owner of the PRTERRLOG command, they confirmed that this information should be available for OEM Virtual Tape Libraries. Please open an IBM Support case.