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Proof of backup needed

Our new audit is requiring proof that we backup our files daily. Our initials on a check-off sheet were not sufficient enough. We do two SAVLIBs every day, both create a lot of output (one is 640 pages, the other 1820) -- too much to print and save. Is there a way to add a summary page to the SAVLIB command, showing how many LIBs were backed up?
There is a great toolset available for purchase called TAATOOL. It contains a command called CHKSAV that does exactly what you want and more! If you aren't able to acquire this set of tools, you could create something that might suffice using the DSPOBJD command to display information for all the libraries on your system to an OUTFILE and then query this file for "SAVE Date / SAVE Time / SAVE Command" etc.


runqry *none xx

You will then see all the information available to you. You will probably want to select the following fields for a report:

Display   Display   Object    Object
Date      Time                Type  
051605    111141    MyLib     *LIB 
Save      Save      Save      Save     Saved 
Date      Time      Command   Device   Volume
051505    212320    SAVLIB    Tape     E00140

Your auditors will then be able to see when each library on your system was saved, which SAV command was used and what tape volume this library was saved to.


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