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John Watts, director of information systems for CCF, said the organization does what they call hot and cold backups.
As with a cold backup, the snapshot can be mounted to the application server or backup server and backed up.
The duplicate disk is, then, moved offline for a cold backup to tape media with a dedicated server (Fig 2).
With this call, a mainframe IBM z/114 to be procured as a productive machine with a cold backup machine.
New MaxTime parameter allow users to specify how long the backup job should run to prevent backup failure when there is a scheduled shutdown of the docbases to perform a cold backup or perform maintenance