On Thursday, 01/31/2002 at 11:53 CST, "Bob Randall" <BLR@Airxcel.com> wrote: > I have never seen this actually work, but I thought I had heard of a > backup process utilizing network connections. In other words overnight I > could backup some portion of my AS/400 in a different location via some > WAN link. > > Has anybody done something like this? Obviously it could take an immense > amount of bandwidth, but is it feasible? Would it be possible utilizing > some type of disk synchronization? Bob, this can be done (and has been done) in a various of ways. The two that I've used are: - The free option of OS/400 called ObjectConnect. There have been discussions about this on the list in the past. Essentially, you start a save on one system and the restore is started simultaneously on the remote system. No SAVFs to mess with, no FTP, no SNADS. - Tivoli Storage Manager client through BRMS. The way I set it up was to save to a SAVF then have BRMS save the SAVF data to the TSM server. Didn't need to be set up that way, but I did so I would still have a copy of the save on my system for faster individual object restores. Only a very small subset of the user data was saved in this way. Sue iSeries Advanced Technical Support
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