POWERcast: Introduction to BRMS for IBM i

POWERcast: Introduction to BRMS for IBM i
Tom Huntington, HelpSystems
Mervyn Venter, IBM

Free to Members; Non-Members $99.00

Tuesday, November 7, 2019 - 9:00 am, CDT (Chicago, GMT-05:00) 

You know IBM’s Backup, Recovery and Media Services (BRMS) for i can help you track your media volumes, provide history about your backups, automate your backups, and guide you through a restore. But did you know that there’s a different way to set up BRMS if you’re using tape backups versus virtual tape libraries (VTLs)?

BRMS is available as a licensed program product (LPP) on IBM i, but you need to know how to set it up correctly. Otherwise you risk not having your irreplaceable IBM i data backed up properly.

In this 1-hour webinar, IBM’s Mervyn Venter joins IBM Power Champion Tom Huntington for some hands-on training that steps you through the setup process for BRMS. You’ll learn how to:

• Define rules using BRMS commands
• Create BRMS policies for backups
• Define volumes to BRMS
• Run backups
• Restore from your backups

In case of emergency, IBM i backups are critical for data recovery. If you’re new to IBM i or have just never really understood BRMS, this webinar is your chance to get free product training with practical information that you can apply immediately.

We look forward to having you join us on November 7!

Tom Huntington is Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystems and has been named an IBM Champion for the last four years. He oversees business alliances and large customer relationships and ensures that HelpSystems software works with other major software and hardware vendors worldwide.

In his nearly 40-year career with IBM, Mervyn Venter has become a worldwide subject matter expert on BRMS for IBM i. He got his start in South Africa before relocating to Rochester, MN. Mervyn now works in IBM Lab Services, providing BRMS, SKLM, and HA services to IBM i customers.

11/7/2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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