If you did not get an error message of some type, like invalid user/password, could not connect, I think you are good. Our backup to local partition takes 15-20 minutes, and to an offsite box +30 minutes. I do not believe it writes out to the disk until near the end, but I might be wrong on that.
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rob@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 9:12 AM
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Subject: RE: How to back up HMC to disk on IBM i lpar
I'd guess I'd feel better if, after 6 minutes of watching
The backup of the HMC console data is in progress. This operation may take a considerable amount of time.
I could see something, anything, with WRKLNK '/rob/hmc/*'
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