Software backs-up and restores data on z/VM systems.

Press Release Summary:



Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM® R1 can perform full physical and logical backup and restore operations with support for inclusion and exclusion of files and user IDs. Source files and data can be CMS and non-CMS format, and target media can be DASD or tape. Administration functions are divided into 3 levels of authorization: Administrator, Operator, and Tape Operator. Each user type can be defined with different authorizations and scope.



Original Press Release:


IBM Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM Provides the Ability to Efficiently and Effectively Backup and Restore Files and Data


Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM R1:

Ensures system and data availability via easy-to-use facilities for individual and full system data backups and restores

Performs backup and restore functions more efficiently by optimizing operations for each data type

Provides flexible file selection with support for wildcard characters

Supports file restores to mixed media formats (CMS files can be restored to SFS, SFS to CMS, and CMS and SFS to virtual reader)

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).

Overview

IBM Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM® R1 provides z/VM system administrators and operators the ability to efficiently and effectively backup and restore files and data on z/VM systems. Source files and data can be CMS and non-CMS format and the target media can be DASD or tape. Backup and Restore Manager's full flexibility is apparent in its ability to do full physical and logical backup and restore operations with support for inclusion and exclusion of files, user IDs, and so on.

Administration functions of Backup and Restore Manager are divided into three levels of authorization: Administrator, Operator, and Tape Operator. Each of these user types can be defined with different authorizations and scope.

More information about Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM can be found at

http://www.ibm.com/software/stormgmt/zvm/backup/

Key prerequisites

z/VM V4.3, or later

Planned availability date

April 29, 2005

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