IT Jungle: Preventing your IBM i system from restarting after a full systems backup

IT Jungle just posted my latest tip on stopping your system from running the system startup program after a full system backup. Here’s the reader question I’m answering today.

Good article on the secrets of the IBM i IPL parameters. Is there a way to stop the system from restarting after my full system backups complete (GO SAVE, option 21)? There are times that it would be great for the system to stay in restricted state after a backup, but the startup CL program always runs. How do I stop it from running?

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