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Configuration Parameters

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Optimization profile

Description: This request is to provide an optimization profile that may be applied at the DB layer, i.e., meaning no application code would need to be modified to use the profile, and the profile is configurable to where no instance recycle (star...
4 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Submitted
100 VOTE

automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000. We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

A DB cfg parameter to set the default tablespace to prevent objects ending up in the wrong TS

When not explicitly set in the CREATE TABLE statement, a newly created table will end up in the last created tablespace. A lot of customers have problems with this for several reasons. They have no control over table placement when using a framewo...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

DB2-LUW: Enable STMM on the HADR Standby

The standby inherits the db parms upon restore. If enabling ROS and running various reports (and other "stuff") on the standby - the memory parms (bufferpools, various heaps, etc) may not be optimal for that workload, but STMM is not altering the ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Make authentication cache independent from IDM calls

It is useful to keep the authentication working fine using the data from the cache even in case IDM has problems or is unavailable. Today, the authentication cache provided by Db2 is able to speed up the authentication process, but if we have issu...
6 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Under review

We should expand the maximum size of a LOB object per table or table partition

Enhance Maximum size of a LOB object per table or per table partition (in terabytes) 4 -> 8,16,32,64,128
4 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Submitted

DB2_FMP_FODC variable needs to be extended to application traps

Failures in DB2 may result in Trap files, by default written to the directory where DIAGPATH is set, usually $HOME. To avoid disk-full conditions, this can be redirected with db2set variables DB2_FODC and DB2_FMP_FODC for most of the FODC traps. H...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Future consideration

page_age_trgt_mcr should be ONLINE configurable

page_age_trgt_mcr is a kind of successor of SOFTMAX and provides the possibility to control the flushing of modified buffer pool pages to table spaces based on time. Unfortunately page_age_trgt_mcr is just configurable, not configurable ONLINE. Th...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/db2-db2-server-tcpip-port-numbers For Db2 Version 11.5.5 or older, the ports used are 60000 and higher. For example, ports 60006 - 60011 would be ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Future consideration

CHNGPGS_THRES should be ONLINE configurable

DB CFG CHNGPGS_THRES should be online configurable, not just configurable.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration