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Did you know that if you type go save type option 21 and press F1, you'll get an explanation of what is performed by that option? This help works for a lot of IBM menu options. I used this method to perform a complete Save of the system -- except I omitted my test libraries. This needs to be run from the console and the job has to be in the Controlling subsystem.

 
/* the following optional command would cause the job
to wait until specified time */

DLYJOB RSMTIME(&STARTTIM )

ENDSBS SBS(*ALL) OPTION(*CNTRLD) DELAY(30)

DLYJOB DLY(120)

SAVSYS DEV(TAP01) 

SAVLIB LIB(*NONSYS) DEV(TAP01) ENDOPT(*LEAVE) 
ACCPTH(*YES) OMITLIB(TEST1 TEST2 TEST3)  

SAVDLO DLO(*ALL) FLR(*ANY) DEV(TAP01) ENDOPT(*LEAVE)

SAV    DEV('/QSYS.LIB/TAP01.DEVD') OBJ(('/*') ('/QSYS.LIB' *OMIT) ('/QDLS'
*OMIT)) ENDOPT(*UNLOAD) UPDHST(*YES)      

STRSBS SBS(QCTL)          

/* INSERT THE FOLLOWING IF YOU NEED A RE-IPL 
(THIS CAN BE USED TO APPLY PTFs UN-ATTENDED) */

PWRDWNSYS  OPTION(*IMMED) RESTART(*YES)

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