BRMS can block initializing and writing to media not enrolled in the BRMS inventory. The purpose of this function is to prevent users from inadvertently overwriting media created by a partition not participating in a BRMS network group.
To enable this feature, create the data area
QUSRBRM/Q1AONLYBRM and set the Auto enroll media field in the system policy to *NO. Attempts to write or initialize tapes not enrolled in the BRMS inventory will result in message BRM3D1D with reason code 0010.
CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QUSRBRM/Q1AONLYBRM) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(1)
- In releases IBM i 6.1 and earlier, the following PTFs or their superseding PTFs are required:
- In order to prevent unauthorized users from enrolling media into BRMS, secure the commands
WRKMEDBRM, and the data area