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Status Under review
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 1, 2024

Concurrent BRMS save of the same media would result in false BRM148A

Previous i had raised the issue in IBM-i-3268. Occassionally when there happen to be
multiple BRMS Save job happening BRMS would give a false BRM148A due to volume assignment contention.

Although the idea is delivered, we still have the rare occurence of this issue happening randomly across various partitions at time.

Multiple/Parrallel BRMS save jobs with the same media policy would result in BRM148A [IBMI-I-3268]

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 26, 2024
    The BRMS team has received the requirement and is evaluating it. The BRMS team will provide a response after evaluation is complete.
  • Guest
    Mar 20, 2024

    Hi Maria,

    I have a support raised the case thru TS015532477.

    However, the IBM support does not think that this is a bug and recommend to open a idea.

    Myself and our BRMS development team has tried our best to explain the reason why this is happening and confirmed that this is
    NOT BRMS BUG but just a rare timing issue. However, it appears that neither you are ready to accept findings from the development team nor you are willing to make any change to your backup process. If you still think BRMS needs some kind of enhancements, I would recommend to raise a request for enhancements (RFE), (now known as IBM ideas) using following URL.

  • Admin
    Carmelita Ruvalcaba Cevallos
    Mar 19, 2024

    The CAAC has reviewed this IBM Idea and recommends that IBM not implement this request. This is a bug and should be reported to IBM Support.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual IBM Ideas on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your Idea.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    Carmelita Ruvalcaba - CAAC Program Manager