By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
Data libraries can be saved to Save Files and then sent to another system using FTP, but that isn't very user-friendly because you can save only ONE library at a time when specifying DEV(*SAVF) on save commands. You could save a bunch of save files into one library and then back that library up using the SAVLIB SAVFDTA(*YES), but you would have to have a lot of extra disk space to even consider doing something like this, and again, system data can't be saved this way.The closest you can get to saving an iSeries to another system is to use BRMS/400 as a TMS client and save to a TMS server. Keep in mind that BRMS/400 doesn't support being a TMS Server... just a TMS client. In other words, one of your iSeries systems could not be a TMS Server.
My advice to you: Buy a good tape drive or consider mirroring each system using a high availability solution.
Dig Deeper on iSeries backup and recovery
Related Q&A from Ken Graap
The BRMS Network feature allows a BRMS system to connect to other BRMS systems via a network, and enables a user to consolidate media such as backup ...continue reading
The only option to correct damage preventing file journaling is to use the RCLSTG command.continue reading
Find out if log files can be omitted during a save without causing problems in a full restore.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.