The recovery will go about like every other recovery. BUT and it's a big

ONLY if you have ALL FOUR devices available for the recovery. If you don't,
it won't......

Since you are doing it in house, and will have all four devices, there
should be no problem.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steinmetz, Paul
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2014 2:30 PM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: BRMS parallel devive save/recovery

I'm preparing for production i5OS upgrade, V6R1M1 to V7R1.
Estimated down window is currently about 6 to 7 hours.
Dedicated save before 2.5
OS upgrade and post upgrade configs 1 to 2 hours Dedicated save after 2.5.

I did a BRMS test save, using 4 devices instead of 1.
Reduced the save window to 55 minutes.
This will shrink by down window to 3 -4 hours, much more acceptable.

However, I know the BRMS recovery, if needed, will be more complicated
because of the parallel save.
Did anyone ever do a parallel recovery from a parallel save?

Thank You
Paul Steinmetz
IBM i Systems Administrator

Pencor Services, Inc.
462 Delaware Ave
Palmerton Pa 18071

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