It is possible for BRMS volumes to be owned by a system that is not in the BRMS network. Support has been added to the Start Maintenance for BRM (
STRMNTBRM) command to change the owner of expired BRMS volumes that are not owned by a system in the BRMS network. The owner will be changed to the system on which the
STRMNTBRM is being run. To enable this new function, run the following command:
CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QUSRBRM/Q1ACHGOWNX) TYPE(*CHAR)
To disable this new function, run the following command:
- It is recommended to only create the data area on one system in a BRMS network. This will help with contention if multiple systems run
STRMNTBRM at the same time.
STRMNTBRM is run in restricted state, this data area will be ignored and no volume ownership changes will occur.
- In releases IBM i 7.1 and earlier, the following PTFs or their superseding PTFs are required: