• Newly expired tapes aren’t being cleaned using BRMS

    Hi, we are having some problems with the behavior of our backup process, since its using the latest / newly expired tapes instead of those which are expired long ago. As a result, the newly expired tapes doesnt get cleaned (STRMNTBRM) since it already has new files in it, together with the older...

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  • Changing external cartridge ID on IBM TS3100 tape library attached to an iSeries

    We have an IBM TS3100 tape library attached to an iSeries, but no media management software.     Is there any way to change the external cartridge id ?   INZTAP always defaults to the meaningless cartridge id.

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  • copying archive tapes from jaguar to LTO5

    For a migration project I have to copy 1500 jaguar tapes to LTO5.  This is a one time activity so I need a connect a robot with LTO5 drives only a limited time (2 years).  What LTO5 robots do support BRMS ?  I've been looking at Quantum Scalar i500 but Quantum say they aren't compliant to OS/400...

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  • V6R1 restore Opt 21 to replacement box

    I have a complete Opt 21 save tape from my current 520 running V6R1. I have the following license pgms installed...Performance tools, DB2 query & SQL Dev kit, WDS, Client access. We found another 520 box(hardware upgraded), it has been wiped clean , no OS. Can I use our opt 21 tape and restore it...

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  • Error Msg Clean Tape in AS/400 backup

    Our backup is failing due to an error message that states we need to clean TAP01. We used a tape cleaner, also tried a solvent on swabs, tried a brand new tape and still get the error message. Any suggestions?

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  • Restoring LTO2 backup

    Can I restore LTO2 backup tapes on a LTO3 tape drive?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Tapes used for Backup or Control group.

    How to caliculate that,how many tape volumes used for a particular Backup or Controlgroup on a particular day?

    qmaster1,675 pointsBadges:
  • Converting data on LTO tapes

    Can we convert the data on old LTO2 tapes to LTO3 or to save the data to a NAS.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Interface error: Tape unit TAP01 (resource TAP02) or IOP CMB03

    Already change Cable, and entire Tape Drive, still cannot solve. Any idea? Below is the JOB LOG Message . . . . : 928 - SAVLIB LIB(JMMENV B82DYO BP64MDTA BP64DW SRCLIB TESTRST) DEV(TAP01) VOL(DLY000) SEQNBR(1) ENDOPT(*LEAVE) CLEAR(*REPLACE) SAVACT(*LIB) ACCPTH(*NO) DTACPR(*NO) OUTPUT(*PRINT)...

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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 :...

    Explorer1910240 pointsBadges:
  • What backup software should I use for 12 servers and 6 terabytes of data?

    I'm running Windows Server 2008. We have a lot of legacy data and current data. We need to back it all up on a tape library. What's the best hardware and software to use to make this simple and idiot proof?

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Deasel9820 pointsBadges:
  • Appropriate disaster recovery for Windows server 2003?

    What's an appropriate disaster recovery plan for Windows Server 2003? What steps do I need to take to be able to rebuild my server from only tape backups? Do I need to reinstall the OS or can I simply restore? What programs do you use?

    ITKE342,450 pointsBadges:
  • Ascertaining Good tape backups without test restores

    Other than test restores, how are you ensuring that the backup tapes are valid and good? Is there any other way?

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  • Expired AS/400 backup tape

    If a backup tape is expired, does it still contain data?  If so, how can you restore or recover the data?  Thanks in advance for your help.

    IS Questions110 pointsBadges:
  • Trouble getting LTO2 tape drive to compress backups on Backup Exec 2010

    I am using Backup exec 2010 and I can not get my LTO2 tape drive to compress backups. The tapes and drive support 200/400 compressed but I can only store up to 200GB max.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Executing the savlib command twice

    It has been propose to have a hot tape backup in our tape library in a reserved slot. we have 22 available slots the 23rd is reserved for the cleaning cartridge. Slots 1 - 7 are used daily. What they want is to execute a second save library command to let say slot 21. This would be used every...

    AS400PCFileTransfer16115 pointsBadges:
  • Adding monmsg to backup through BRMS

    how can I add monmsg's to my backup thru brms

    Smallchange25 pointsBadges:
  • Tape backup replacement policies

    Hi everyone, What do you use as a best practices to replace backup tapes? Do you wait until any error is reported by drive, autoloader or backup software, or do you change them after a specific number of uses or time? All constructive feedback will be welcome. Regards, Saturno

    saturno4,585 pointsBadges:
  • GDG restoration from tape backup

    hi, can anyone please tell me iwant to restore generation which is multi-volume (G0001V00) from tape on dasd with renameu option.and i have tried with first creation with base gdg nad without base also. i m getting this error(G0001V00 IS A MULTIVOLUME DATA SET ).can anyone share the jcl. I m trying...

    Djainpune5 pointsBadges:

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