There’s also the “allow save” attribute. If no, that file will never get saved. We do this with things like image catalogs etc. that can be recovered other ways.



Jim Oberholtzer
Agile Technology Architects



On May 12, 2021, at 11:04 AM, Richard Schoen <richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I think you would generally omit: /QDLS, /QNTC and /QSYS.LIB

SAVDLO backs up old IBMi folder objects if I recall correctly.

Here's a useful link. Talks about BRMS, but relevant.
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/omitting-individual-integrated-file-system-files-brms-link-entry

Regards,
Richard Schoen
Web: http://www.richardschoen.net
Email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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message: 4
date: Wed, 12 May 2021 10:00:47 -0400
from: a4g atl <a4ginatl2@xxxxxxxxx>
subject: Question on backing up the IFS

I thought when doing a SAV, that all IFS files/folders would be saved. I have not done this for many years and so yesterday I was trying to do a IFS backup, I found that SAV did not allow me to backup the folders.

Perhaps I need to play with the command more.

I want to backup some folders only and not system folders.

Is there a simple way to backup the IFS user folders?

TIA, Darryl Freinkel.

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