Zend Server for IBM i - Save Zend Server Product Directories

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Issue

The save-while-active function allows you to use your system during the save process, save your IBM i system objects while active, along with your other backup and recovery procedures.

 

Environment

Zend Server for IBM i version 6/7/8, running supported IBM i OS versions.

 

Resolution

Using save-while-active, The SAV command provides the SAVACT, SAVACTMSGQ, and SAVACTOPT parameters to support saving objects while active.

 

QSYS/PGM                                                  
                                                                       
/* CREATE Save Files required                     

      QSYS/CRTSAVF FILE(MYLIB/ZSDIRSAVF)                       
      QSYS/MONMSG MSGID(CPF0000)                                
      QSYS/CLRSAVF FILE(MYLIB/ZSDIRSAVF)                       
      QSYS/MONMSG MSGID(CPF0000)                                
                                                                       
 /* SAVE - Directories                                            
       QSYS/CD    DIR(/)                                         
       QSYS/SAV   DEV('QSYS.LIB/MYLIB.LIB/ZSDirSAVF.FILE') +
       OBJ(('/usr/local/zendsvr6/var/log')) +
         SAVACT(*YES)       

       MONMSG     MSGID(CPF0000) EXEC(SNDMSG MSG('ZendServer +   
                         directories Saved in SAVF ZSDirSAVF In +     
                         LIBRARY MYLIB') TOUSR(*SYSOPR))            
                                                                      
       ENDPGM   

 

 Save-while-active commands

The save-while-active function is an option on the IBM i save commands listed below:

CommandFunction
SAVLIB Save Library
SAVOBJ Save Object
SAVCHGOBJ Save Changed Objects
SAVDLO Save Document Library Objects
SAV Save
SAVRSTLIB Save/Restore Library
SAVRSTOBJ Save/Restore Object
SAVRSTCHG Save/Restore Changed Objects
SAVRSTDLO Save/Restore Document Library Objects
SAVRST Save/Restore

 

Saving your system while active

                 

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