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This book provides information on how to install and use the standard Backup, Recovery and Media Services (BRMS) product. This information includes instruction on how to design and implement a comprehensive backup, recovery, and media management strategy for your company. Following is a list of the topics that are discussed in this book:
An immediate backup of your entire system. Use BRMS recovery reports to assist you in recovering your entire system. Tailor a backup strategy that best suits the specific needs of your company. Perform recoveries of selected libraries and objects. Design an effective, automated media tracking system using BRMS. Perform daily and weekly maintenance tasks in BRMS. Secure your backup, recovery, and media operations. Establish BRMS as a client to Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Create a network of BRMS systems. Setup for online backup of Lotus servers.
This book provides step-by-step instruction on how to perform each of these tasks, and provides detailed examples whenever possible. Since V5R1, many functions of BRMS are now available through a plug-in to iSeries Navigator. For more information on the functions that are available in iSeries Navigator, go to the iSeries Information Center.
Who should read this book
This book is designed for system administrators and operators who work with BRMS on a regular basis, and for those responsible for designing backup, recovery, and media management strategies. This book assumes familiarity with standard usage and terminology. It also assumes familiarity with the Backup and Recovery, SC41-5304-06 book.
This was first published in June 2004