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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories BRMS
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 31, 2016

Allow write on Remote Image Catalog

Actually we can share Optical Image Catalog using NFS from one IBM i or even any other server (with restrictions) to an IBM i LPAR, but with read-only attributes.
It would be a great idea to share this library in Read-Write mode

Use Case:

With this feature we could backup to a central IBM i or even *nix system (Linux) , also enabling an easy scripting to the cloud, let's say Softlayer object storage or Amazon Glacier, with no SAVF.
Even allowing Full System Saves (ok, option 23).

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 10, 2016

    .We have delivered the Cloud support and although not a perfect match....we do support softlayer object store as mentioned.
    Please check out the new BRMS to 5733-ICC ...recently GA'd!!/wiki/IBM%20Backup%2C%20Recovery%20and%20Media%20Services%20(BRMS)%20for%20i/page/Using%20Cloud%20Storage%20Solutions%20for%20i%20with%20BRMS

  • Guest
    Sep 6, 2016

    We agree with this request. Currently some of the request is already backup to a virtual optical device on another IBM I. There are some limitations. I could not attach the pdf as it was > I'll send it to your in an email.

  • Guest
    Sep 6, 2016

    We agree with this request and things are in motion. I will be getting back to you soon.

  • Guest
    Sep 2, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #93866 in product IBM i.