How can I find out what tape was used in a previous backup? TS3100 2-12 mags
Answer Question | September 5, 2008 4:33 PM
AS/400 backup, Backup, IBM TS3100, Tape Backups, TS3100
We do savf of our libraries nitely and then we do a savsavfdta to tape in the morning. The log created of the savfs going to tape shows a few libraries showing the same size number of 2,147,483,647. Can someone please explain why? Are there limitations for savfs? PLEASE HELP! Thanks, JAC
Answer Question | September 5, 2008 2:12 PM
AS/400 backup, SAVF, SAVSAVFDTA, Tape Backups
I ran a full system backup and the program errored off with the following message “Function check cpf2408 unmonitored by fullsys at satement 2500″ What is causing this error?
Answer Question | August 27, 2008 2:48 PM
AS/400 backup, AS/400 errors
Is there a way on the AS/400 (ours is at V4R3 so I still call it that), to tell the percent used of a backup tape?
Answer Question | April 19, 2010 2:02 PM
AS/400 backup, IBM i, System i, Tape Backups, V4R3
I am working on an iseries 520 v5r4m0. Our tape backup is not reliable. So I would like to backup to CD or DVD. Could you tell me what hardware I need to do this? And could it be used with the current IBM backup software.
Answer Question | June 10, 2010 2:22 PM
AS/400 backup, Backup, i520, iSeries, V5R4
How can I restore an AS400 backup tape to flat file? We don’t have an AS 400 system.
Answer Question | July 28, 2008 2:29 PM
AS/400 backup, Backup & recovery, Flat files
Hi Team – Our production system is 4406 GB with approx 80% DASD used. The full system save takes 3 tapes using LTO2 tapes/drive. The save completes mormally with all objects saved. Mathematically I dont understand how this much data is fitting on only 3 tapes. Even with data compression I cant get the numbers [...]
Answer Question | April 29, 2010 5:38 PM
AS/400 backup, LTO2, Tape Backups
We have seen a significant increase in the time it takes to run our weeklty backup which is a simply CL program calling RUNBCKUP(*WEEKLY). According to the log, it looks like it sits and does “nothing” for hours and hours. See the two log entries below: CPC2197 Completion 00 05/24/08 00:23:25.289040 QLICHLBL QSYS 013C BK_WKL2004 [...]
Answer Question | April 23, 2010 9:01 PM
AS/400 backup, RUNBCKUP, Security Data
We have recently purchased a StoreVault S500 NAS drive and would like our AS400 to backup directly to this. Does anyone know if this is possible and if so how we go about doing it.
Answer Question | September 5, 2008 6:22 PM
AS/400 backup, NAS, NAS (network attached storage), StoreVault S500
Hi, We use BRMS to backup to a tape library. This has worked fine for years without any problem. Recently we’ve started getting saves failing with a no media available message. According to BRMS there are plenty of tapes with this media type which are initialized and/or expired. Does anybody have any idea what the [...]
Answer Question | May 30, 2008 8:40 AM
AS/400, AS/400 backup, Backup & recovery, Backup Recovery and Media Services, BRMS, iSeries, media, Tape Backups
I am totally unfamilar with AS400 backup, so please forgive this basic question. Can an AS400 create a backup flat-file that could be stored on an NFS mounted drive location? The idea would be to create this flat-file backup, and then use a backup agent running on a Unix host to backup the flat file? [...]
Answer Question | April 21, 2010 4:50 PM
Isn’t it possible to wrap the commands issued via GO SAVE option 21 in a CLP and run it via job scheduled entry, assuming proper authority, etc.?
Answer Question | May 19, 2008 10:58 PM
AS/400 backup, CLP, Command Line Processor
Our backup procedure backs up our libraries to SAVFs and in the early morning copies the SAVFs to tape (with seq.#). This speeds up the backup process so that our overnight shifts are not down for a long period of time. Now my question what would be the fastest way to restore a library that [...]
Answer Question | April 21, 2010 1:53 PM
AS/400, AS/400 backup, Backup, Backup software, Restore objects, SAVF
Running BRMS on i520 v5r4 LTO 4 tape library. Company just installed on seperate machines, same network: Windows2003 Server with MSSQL Database. I want to use BRMS and our robust LTO library system to get to the data on the SQL Database. Have little success with the LTO 4 being supported by Microsoft. Any suggestions?
Answer Question | May 7, 2008 3:42 PM
AS/400 backup, BRMS, SQL Server
I rstlib from tape. Some of the files restore, some do not, Message say it is damaged. Load another tape from same facility and same messages. ALso get problem form another facility. Some I do not. I replaced out type drive. Still have problem. Is it the other facilities tape drive? Need a PTF? Some [...]
Answer Question | May 6, 2008 2:09 PM
AS/400 backup, RSTLIB
I have accedentally deleted the source member(FFLL24) of my printer file. Can we restore the deleted member of a file? Ex: LIB1/QDDSSRC/FFLL24. Lib1 is my library QDDSSRC is my source file FFLL24 source member.
Answer Question | April 22, 2008 9:30 AM
AS/400, AS/400 backup, AS/400 printing, QDDSSRC
I am handling remote as400 servers(remote admin)with limited authorities. All As/400 servers are in US.I am having *sysopr authority , how to find the tape details viz -BackupTapes, TapeNos etc
Answer Question | May 22, 2008 5:36 AM
AS/400 backup, SYSOPR authority
i have 2 years of experience in abap and i am currently working moving into archiving.Is there any future with both these technologies combined???
Answer Question | April 2, 2008 10:10 PM
ABAP, Archiving, AS/400 backup, SAP careers
Hello Does anyone have any previous knowledge on how to save spool files on one AS400, (presumably to tape back up), and then perform a restore operation of these spool files on a different AS400. Note that the client is at V5R3. I am hoping that we can do this procedure with C/L programs ? [...]
Answer Question | December 23, 2010 1:34 PM
AS/400 backup, AS/400 storage, CL, Spool files
what is the command for a full system back up in as400? not through the menu
Answer Question | November 19, 2008 11:55 AM
AS/400, AS/400 backup