On 16-Nov-2015 14:14 -0600, Mike Cunningham wrote:
We are going to look into doing remote journaling so we have journals
for "todays" transactions off site in case of a disaster. Receivers
are changed daily and backed up nightly and taken off site the next
day but that gives us a 24 hour window where a disaster could put us
back a day. We have a second system at a remote site connected to our
main campus over private fiber. The second system is our DR system.
It is not setup for high availability and is something we would need
to restore to from the most recent backup in the event of it being
needed. Since we have it in place I would like to enhance our backups
by having journals sent in real time. I did some searching and found
descriptions of the commands needed to set this up but the Redbook I
found on the concept is from 1999 and I could not find a very good
reference to read about the pros/cons and steps needed to get it
setup. Is anyone aware of a newer redbook or some article that might
explain this better?

There are some Redbooks /tips/ documents that might be helpful [e.g. choosing the /correct/ type, dealing with entries /falling behind/, etc.], as well as there being other Redbooks documents [beyond just that older 04 February 1999 publication "AS/400 Remote Journal Function for High Availability and Data Replication"] that discuss topics regarding the "Remote Journal" feature; e.g. those listed in the following search:

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