Quiz: iSeries backup and recovery commands

When it comes to iSeries backup and recovery, are you in command of your commands? Do you know the difference between the "GO SAVE" and the "SAV command?" By taking this quiz, you'll not only sharpen your backup and recovery skills, you'll be up-to-date on important backup tricks if you read the associated tips.

When it comes to iSeries backup and recovery, are you in command of your commands? Do you know the difference between the "GO SAVE" and the "SAV command?"

By taking this quiz, you'll not only sharpen your backup and recovery skills, you'll be up-to-date on important backup tricks if you read the associated tips.

Here's a hint. These are the commands you can choose from. Good luck!

SAV
SAVOBJ
SAVSYS
SAVCFG
SAVCHGOBJ
SAVSECDTA
SAVSAVFDTA
SAVDLO
SAVLIB
GO SAVE

  1. Use the _________ command to save the following security data: User profiles, private authorities, authorization lists and authority holders.
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  2. The _________ command saves a copy of each changed object or group of objects located in the same library.
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  3. The _________ command saves a copy of the licensed internal code and the QSYS library in a format compatible with the installation of the iSeries.
    Your answer:

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  4. Using the _________ command is a simple way to make sure that you have a good backup of your entire server.
    Your answer:

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  5. The _________ command saves the contents of a save file to tape, optical, or diskette media. This command saves the save data in the save file to the device in a way that allows the user to restore objects directly from the device.
    Your answer:

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  6. The _________ command saves a copy of a single object or a group of objects located in the same library.
    Your answer:

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  7. The _________ command saves copies of the following: Documents, folders and distribution objects (mail).
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  8. The _________ command saves all configuration and system resource management (SRM) objects without requiring a system in a restricted state.
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  9. The _________ command saves a copy of one or more objects that can be used in the integrated file system.
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  10. The _________ command saves the entire library; this includes the library description, the object descriptions, and the contents of the objects in the library.
    Your answer:

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This was first published in May 2007

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