We have been doing this for several years and are currently at Rel 7.
We have the unattended backup parameters all set to "YES". We also have
some pre- and post- backup programs that shutdown QINTER, initialize the
tape, and backup several user libraries and AMALIB to tape. The final
step saves AMSLIB to tape. We used to have some problems with prestart
jobs keeping the job from achieving a dedicated system. However, this
was resolved a long time ago and we have not had that problem in a long
time. I believe that setting the other parameters to "YES" resolves the
problem that you are having.

David Lauderdale

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[mailto:mapics-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Willie J. Moore
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:23 AM
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Subject: [MAPICS-L] XA unattended nightly save

We currently schedule our XA saves to run unattended each night at 8pm.
We use the Job Scheduler and run the following command: AUTOBCK
all others are set to NO. In the past this has not been a problem, but
as we start using Integrator and Power-Link more, we are having a
problem getting a dedicated system to run the saves in.
I would like to hear from other users on how they handle there XA saves.

Thank you,
William Moore

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