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db2diag installation for UNIX Db2 clients

If you are looking for connection errors of an UNIX Db2 client, you will find that db2diag is missing.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Provide an Open-Source Repository for the Db2 Docker Image Build Scripts/Files

I have been using the Db2 image from Docker Hub to test Db2 11.5. This has been an invaluable option to quickly get an instance up and running, so we can test the new features. However, I have run into some issues with the image. One such (minor!...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Functionality already exists

Method for downgrading FixPack level of Db2 pureScale

In order to downgrade FP level of pureScale, uninstall the product, re-install and recovery from backup are needed.This is time consuming and cannot be done online.Customer want some easy FP fallback method.Most customer plan to FP upgrade with so...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

IBM Data Server Runtime Client on Mac OS?

Given the increase in Mac users, having the DB2 client available on the Mac would be prudent.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

DB2 instance to be greater than 8 characters

No description provided
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Add a way to pre-encrypt db2 user password before adding it in response file to do db2 silent install.

We are OEM customer to provider our user Db2+Cognos installation, we're using db2 silent install with a response file, for now, there is no way (no tools, no command) to encrypt a plain db2 user password so that we can add this encrypted password ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Add support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 with Db2 11.1

Our Linux team has already moved all our Linux platforms, with the exception of Db2 platforms, from SLES version 12 to 15. As there is no actual Db2 version that supports SLES 15, the concerned platforms cannot be upgraded.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Dependency on systemd added in DB2 11.1.1.1 prevents installation in RHEL 7.3 docker container

Idea created for the RFE closed wrongly - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=10347821 vote(s) as of Mar 13, 2019We use Docker containers to perform automated testing of our products on various prerequisite sof...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

/tmp space requirement

We've run into stuff like this before. I think a lot of these requirements are from the purescale side, but they are being applied to all systems We address the /tmp space requirement a while back so that it is a warning now (although it still cau...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Generate SW ID Tag for Trial Installs

Activating a license with db2licm generates a SW ID Tag, which can then be recognized by an ILMT software scan for license reporting.Currently a trial edition is not generating a SW ID Tag, so they cannot be discovered by LMT.As it is important fo...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration