• Entire System Backup

    Before I was using small tape for Entire System Back up (Fmt5gb) but now I'm using big tape (Qic 4gb) it take too long time to finish the back up how can I reduce the time?

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  • Ultrium 4, Data size in TAPE?

    We are using LTO4 ultrium tape for backups in our server{V5R4}. System Total Storage - 12TB Present ASP              - 60% i.e.,{More than 6 TB} For Entire System backup - Two Ultrium 4 tapes used. {which has the size of 1.6Tb each for compressed data = total  3.2Tb} Question :...

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  • Testing Backup tapes before use?

    My company operates on an LPAR on an iSeries. Connected to the iSeries is a tape silo which we utilize as part of our backup strategy. Our backup strategy involves taking a full system save each Saturday night, and then Mon-Fri nights, we take incremental backups of our critical libraries. During...

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  • How to find the backed up size in iSeries

    We need to find the amount of backup size in iSeries, for weekly, daily. any suggestions for a quick view?

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  • Copy Library from one iSeries to Another via Ethernet

    Is there an easier way to migrate libraries from one iSeries to another via Ethernet other than making a savf for each library and ftp the savf file to the other iSeries?

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  • Restore BRMS backup using native command line

    I have an archive/backup done using BRMS from few years ago. These tapes were converted from one media to another. Now, we would like to restore the objects/libraries in this media using the RSTOBJ in iSeries. The problem were having is we cannot restore these object using native command. Is there...

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  • TSM error – Object could not be sent to TSM server

    We use TSM Client V5.5 on our iSeries systems to do backups to a TSM server. We have a number of weekly saves that don't always complete successfully. The TSM error code is 157. I have contacted our TSM Server support group but they never see anything in the logs on the TSM server that would...

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  • iSeries backup encryption

    Hi all. To comply with PCI DSS we have a need to encrypt any backups that are taken offsite. I was just wondering what options are available and whats the likely cost? We are running V5R4 of OS/400 on a partitioned 520 system and have an IBM TS3100 drive writing to Ultrium 3 media. Thanks in advance

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  • Tape availability in AS/400

    I have tapes in the library that are "inserted" how do i make them "avaiable" for backup?

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  • Disabled DST password oncomplete system restore

    I have posted this question as part of an old discussion but have not seen an answer so please forgive the second posting but I can really use some help on this one. I am doing a complete restore to a I515 backup system which is identical to our main system. After finishing research I have...

    JaneS485 pointsBadges:
  • iseries question about SRTSQL

    When using STRSQL last night I deleted all of my history. Just wonder if there is a easy way to recover without bothering DBA with recovering backups on tape. DFHSM in the mainframe world was great about this sort of thing.

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  • Restore a fullbackup into an empty partition

    I have a fullbackup that's needs to be restored to an empty partition. We used option 21 to save the entire system, and i'm wondering if you can help me describe the way to restore this in the most easiest way. Please help.

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  • iSeries backup encryption on LT04?

    Hi, We are looking to encrypt our backups and having looked about it appears that using a fibre attached LT04 in the tape library where the encryption is done at hardware level would be the best /cheapest option. It is the best option for us as it also says that no software is required, however...

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  • Expiring tapes from a dead AS/400

    We have a problem with BRMS tape - system ownership. We have multiple tape volumes owned by a system that is no longer functional and is effectively gone. How can we expire the tapes that are owned by the dead system.?

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  • Upgrade clean-up procedure for backup and restore

    I am migrating from old AS400 machine (825) to newer machine (570) both hold OS400/V5R4M5. already loaded the new 570 machine with user data backup for testing purposes before live migration. Ny question is, at the day of migration what will be the clean-up procedure for the new machine before I...

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  • Unattended Weekly backups

    Can you run automatic unattended Weekly backups and Ipl on the ISeries?

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  • Not all files were backed up. See system log for details.

    We are using a iSeries to run a Qualcomm QTracs system. We have a job scheduled to run every M-F at 2am that will stop the subsystem on QTracs and then perform some backups to a tape and then start the subsystem again. When looking at the messages from this morning (General system...

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  • DRP testing – cannot restore full backup on the DRP machine (IFS fails to restore)

    I have taken a full backup with the go system command , option 21 and there were no errors. When I sent my tape over to our Central Office to be restored on the DRP machine , the DRP person says that the IFS fails to restore. This has happened twice with 2 different tapes. What could the problem be...

    Alanyegambaram15 pointsBadges:
  • Problems whislt iSeries LIC recovery

    Hi, We are trying to recover our DR machine its 825 and i550, when trying to boot from the SAVSYS tape we recieve the following errors i550 - B167 4609 825 - B200 300 Not sure if they are related to LIC program corrupt on the tape or something else as am not able to find it on the web as well?...

    harisudhan211,005 pointsBadges:
  • Which tape drives are most popular on iSeries?

    Hi, I'm trying to get my company to buy me a small i-series for home and I need to know which tape drives and which tapes are the most commonly used on smaller i-series. Most of our customers still use QIC 1/4" cartridges/drives, but what other options are commonly used? I don't want to get into...

    Gilly40023,730 pointsBadges:

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