In one of the previous releases of BRMS there was an error which could be solved when starting and ending with an empty *EXIT (as a workaround). In the meantime this error has been solved, but the recomendation is still there....
To: sap400Zm... cc: (bcc: Luc Verheggen/BEGyproc/PlasterStone/Etex Group)
Subject: Re: Online backup of SAP directories using BRMS
IBM support recommends putting an empty *EXIT as first and last entries in the BRMS backup control groups. No explanation given. Also I noticed the default Notes control groups (QDOMINO) are configured like this: