Personally I would submit both to batch. If I had to choose between the options given, I would want my monitor job running before the save starts, therefore option one. I will also mention that I never shut down TCP or the QPGMR subsystem. This is the back door to save having to drive in when there is a problem. What you need to shut down to achieve a good backup depends on what you are backing up. An ALLUSR backup probably only needs the Management Central server down (and your user jobs, of course.) A SAV needs anything that locks IFS objects to be down. Regards, Scott Ingvaldson iSeries System Administrator GuideOne Insurance Group -----Original Message----- date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 10:31:53 -0500 from: "Jeff Crosby" <jlcrosby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> subject: RE: Save while active (SWA) question Scott wrote: > You will either want to use option one or submit both jobs to > batch. Not that I'm doubting you, but why would I want to use option 1 (SAVxxx interactive, monitor in batch) as opposed to option 2 (monitor interactive, SAVxxx in batch)? Am I not thinking of something obvious? Thanks. -- Jeff Crosby Dilgard Frozen Foods, Inc. P.O. Box 13369 Ft. Wayne, IN 46868-3369 This message and accompanying documents are covered by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2510-2521, and contains information intended for the specified individual(s) only. This information is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient or an agent responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received this document in error and that any review, dissemination, copying, or the taking of any action based on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by e-mail, and delete the original message.
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