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Diff function for produce log records after VSAM files are REPROed
Many customers are using IDCAM REPRO to update/replace the whole VSAM file during a nightly batch job. The repro operation does not create records in the logstream. As a result, user has to perform REFRESH to resynchronize the target database. S...
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...
Provide attributes in conflict for message CECD1029E
Message CECD1029E only tells you that the attributes for the VSAM data set are different on the source and target servers. It doesn't tell you WHICH attribute it finds to be mis-matched. It would be more helpful in troubleshooting issues to kno...
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 u...
Log updates replicated by CFC1 writer tasks to the target file's logreplicate logstream
If an application owner asks if you can verify when or if a specific update was replicated to the target site, there isn't any diagnostic information available to confirm if/when the update was replicated, since the updates applied via a CFC1 writ...
Enhance DELETE control statement to allow "older than xx" option.
The idea is to allow another option on the delete statement. Currently it accepts Start time and End time. I would like to see a 3rd option of "older than xx", where xx could be 10 days or whatever value is specified. This would allow a scheduled ...
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 experiencin...
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