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Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS

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Provide a command to display the logstream starting point timestamp

The log scan starting point for a LOGSTREAM is based on all files defined to that LOGSTREAM , that value seem to be also store on the subscription Bookmark. We will like that starting point to be externalized via a command , at this moment that va...
about 2 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Submitted

Enable BCP to be able to issue SETLOGPOS via the batch interface

We are using BCP to manage subscriptions via batch jobs, the SETLOGPOS command is is the only command that is only available using a modify STC. We will like to have the SETLOGPOS to also be enabled from BCP batch interface so we can incorporate t...
about 2 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Submitted

zLinux Support for IIDR VSAM Remote

Global Payments requests to have an S390 ZLinux Build for IIDR VSAM. Currently DB2z has zLinux support, but Global Payments also has IMS and VSAM, and would like to include both IMS and VSAM support. This includes the windows management console to...
2 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Replication support for CICS Logstreams

My firm is currently using RRDF from E-Net to replicate CICS logstreams from a primary site to a contingency site. This is being done to support forward recovery of VSAM file updates in our CICS environment as well as replication of CICS user logs...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Track completed UORs to improve conflict handling during a subscription's adaptive apply restart window

When a subscription is restarted, a conflict from the original failing UOR is ignored during the subscription's adaptive apply restart window, resulting in an erroneous, successful restart of the subscription. Because of the unknow state of the up...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Limit maximum number of writer tasks that can be assigned per subscription

We had an incident where one subscription had monopolized most of the writer tasks which caused replication latency for the RMs of all the other subscriptions in that source/target server pair. Therefore, there should be a parm to set a limit for ...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

CDA Insufficient Access Authority when logging on

Ref TS003663019 - When using CDA there is no option to log-in with read-only access so the assumption is that any CDA user could add, delete, or update a subscription. This is inapproriate for a Production Environment hence why we are experiencing...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Not under consideration