This worked great with a minor gotcha... on 5.2 and below if you don't qualify the lib the outq is in it assumes QUSRSYS and if it is there then everything's works. ON 5.3 you need to qualify the lib even if the outq is in QUSRSYS. Thanks for everyone's suggestion. _____________________ Kirk Goins CCNA Systems Engineer, Manage Inc. IBM Certified iSeries Solutions Expert IBM Certified iSeries e-Business Infrastructure IBM Certified Designing IBM e-business Solutions Office 503-353-1721 x106 Cell 503-577-9519 kirkg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx www.manageinc.com There are 10 types of people in the world: Those that understand binary, and those that don't. Bryan Dietz <BDietz@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 10/15/2004 02:44 PM Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> To Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc Subject Re: Saving Spool Files for a Migration This has worked for me: Finish the migration so that all the user profiles are on the new box. then on the new box create an outq called NEW and make sure the LPD server is started: STRTCPSVR *LPD on the old system create one like: CRTOUTQ OUTQ(QGPL/SEND2NEW) RMTSYS(*INTNETADR) RMTPRTQ(NEW) AUTOSTRWTR(1) CNNTYPE(*IP) TRANSFORM(*NO) INTNETADR('126.96.36.199') <== Change to meet you needs Then just move the spool files into that outq and away they go. They must be in *READY state so the ones on hold or save need released. And since the profiles are on the new system all the spool files are still associated with the original profiles. ---------------------------- Bryan Dietz Aktion Associates midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 10/15/2004 04:03:24 PM: > I have a client on a 620 running 5.2 moving to an i5 running 5.3. We need > to move around a 1,000 spoolfiles to te new box. We need to make sure that > all the external attributes are restored as well, so a simple copy to a pf > and restore isn't going to cut it. This will be a once or maybe twice > deal. > > I don't need something very fancy, but functional since it's a 1 time > deal. What has the group here used? Will BRMS at 5.2 handle spoolfiles? > I've heard that the spoolfile restore is terrible in BRMS, at least time > wise. > > Thanks > > _____________________ > Kirk Goins CCNA -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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