Robot Save Restricted State Utility (RSU)—Get Your Weekends Back!
By Chuck Losinski on Tue, 06/02/2020
There are processes that are required on your IBM i that need to run with the system in what is called a “restricted state” condition. A restricted state is when all subsystems are inactive and new jobs cannot enter the system. Only the system console might be active.
What Not to Do for IBM i Disaster Recovery
By Debbie Saugen on Tue, 04/21/2020
It may seem like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many organizations are still making these tape media mistakes. If this is you, there’s never been a better time to change your processes and improve IBM i disaster recovery!
Why Relying on Scripted Operations Can Be a Problem for Your Business
By Steve Brasen on Tue, 03/31/2020
Scripting provides a powerful platform to automate simple tasks, but overusing custom scripts is hazardous for your business.
How to Prove Your IBM i is Recoverable without a Real DR Test
By Tom Huntington on Thu, 02/27/2020
How good do you feel about your backup strategies? Did you know you can perform a simple operation two to four times a year to put much of your uneasiness to rest? It’s true. Simply audit your backups.
Backup Basics: Saving Your Data and Your Job
By Tom Huntington on Mon, 02/24/2020
You need a backup strategy to test your company’s disaster recovery plan and, despite its reputation for reliability, administrators still need to back up their IBM i. A sound backup strategy should also restore individual user objects to account for human error.
Free Backup Management Software vs. Paid – Which Is Right for Me?
By Debbie Saugen on Mon, 02/24/2020
When is the right time to rely on an Option 21 save and when should I turn to an enterprise-class solution like BRMS or Robot Save? Read on to find out.