How do you append data to the same tape cartridge? Our backup frequency is once a month, but we're putting one...
year's worth on the same tape cartridge. BRMS likes to go get a new volume each time instead of using the same cartridge. Is there a solution to this for BRMS? Can it be done manually?
This can be accomplished by specifying "Append to Media *YES" for the control group attribute.
You can change this value by using "Option 8 Change Attributes" for the control group, from the "Work with Backup Control Groups screen.
MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC
Ask the Experts yourself: Our backup & recovery gurus are waiting to answer your questions.
Search400.com's targeted search engine: Get relevant information on backup & recovery.
Check out this Search400.com Featured Topic on backup & recovery.
Dig Deeper on Data backup, storage and retrieval on iSeries
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.