Jill,

To get more info on the cmds:

Type the cmd on the cmd line:  ex SAVLIB
Press F4
The command parms are prompted
Tab the cursor to a parm field (like the first one, Library name ).
Press F1 for help text re: the parm.
A help text window is displayed.
Press F2 to see the help text of the entire command.

Good luck,

Steve Richter


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jill Grine" <JillG@gtsoftware.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 12:30 PM
Subject: RE: Probably very easy, Newbie question


> Thanks Steve.  I was attempting to backup up the whole system on a
bimonthly
> basis.  We don't do a lot of development on that machine, but this may
> increase
> in the future.  What is there needs to be backed up in case of the usual
> disaster
> recovery situation.
>
> And I appreciate the reassurance...just very confused.  Used to working on
> systems
> where I can get my hands on the details.  Not much to work with here, or I
> just
> don't know enough to find it.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Richter [mailto:srichter@AutoCoder.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 12:26 PM
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Probably very easy, Newbie question
>
>
> Dont dispair yet Newbie.
>
> Option 21 will save the user and system libraries. Do you need to do that,
> or just the user libraries ?
>
> If just the user libraries, you just need to make sure no user jobs are
> running when you do the backup.
>
> - get everyone to signoff.
> - end all batch jobs ( or wait for them to end )
> - from the command line, run the cmd:
>
>  SAVLIB LIB(*ALLUSR)
>         DEV(TAP01)
>         SEQNBR(1)
>         ENDOPT(*UNLOAD)
>         CLEAR(*ALL)
>
> If some objects were in use and could not be saved,  you will get
completion
> messages telling you so.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Steve Richter
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jill Grine" <JillG@gtsoftware.com>
> To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 12:05 PM
> Subject: RE: Probably very easy, Newbie question
>
>
> > I really hate to say this, but I really meant it when I said that the
only
> > keyboard in the vicinity of the AS400 is attached to a PC, then goes to
> the
> > 400.  Maybe something strange about the way it was set up.
> >
> > Well, it looks then like I can't use this option to back up the system.
> > Guess I'll have to look for something else.  (Sigh.)  Thanks all.  You'd
> > think backups should be relatively straightforward.  Thanks, Murphy.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: alan shore [mailto:SHOREA@dime.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 11:53 AM
> > To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> > Subject: RE: Probably very easy, Newbie question
> >
> >
> > On the command line type
> > WRKACTJOB
> > and press Enter.
> > This will display the Work with Active jobs screen.
> > There are numerous columns.
> > Under the column
> > Subsystem/Job
> > you should see the following
> > QBATCH - for jobs run in batch
> > QCMN - communications subsystem
> > QCTL - the control subsystem. This is where you should see your User
> Profile
> > (in this case QSECOFR) under the User column
> > QINTER - the Interactive subsystem. If you see your profile (in this
case
> > QSECOFR) under the User column after this subsystem - you are NOT at the
> > console. Therefore option 21 - Full system save - should NOT work. You
> need
> > to sign on at the console, usually near where the AS/400.
> >
> > >>> Jill Grine <JillG@gtsoftware.com> 12/20/01 11:36AM >>>
> > Thanks for the response, Richard.  Uh oh...What is "qinter"?  I don't
find
> > that in the index, and I'm hoping it's a typo.  Also, we don't have
> anything
> > set up as a "console".  We are accessing it via Client Access from
another
> > PC.  I am doing this from the QSECOFR id, which is supposed to have all
> the
> > access necessary based on the Backup and Recovery manual.
> >
> > Ahhh the learning curve.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Richard Reeve [mailto:richreeve@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 11:23 AM
> > To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> > Subject: RE: Probably very easy, Newbie question
> >
> >
> > --
> > [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> >
> >  Two things come to mind;
> > 1.  The system needs to be in a restricted state i.e. qinter should be
> > ended, thereby making it necessary to perform this function from the
> > console.
> > 2.  The authority level of the person that is perfoming this may be
> > incorrect.  It has been a while for me, but at a minimum I believe that
> you
> > will need *savsys specified on the special authority field for the user
> that
> > is perfoming this task.  You may also need *allobj authority but I can't
> > swear to that one.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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