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db2iupgrade and db2ckupgrade should work with external security plugin like Centrify

When having a security plugin like Centrify, to authenticate local and AD users, the commands for upgrade do not work, even if explicitly credentials are provided.It is necessary to remove the Centrify configuration, then upgrade, and finally put ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Modify uninstallSAM to allow for forced removal

Unsuccessful use of uninstallSAM to remove TSAMP component RPMs after disk storage loss/corruption of path /usr/sbin/rsct
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

To relax DB2 primary group of instance naming restrictions

My organization has all the users and Groups on active directory. The groups on active directory always get prefixed by some characters which are in Upper case due to the type of group we are requesting. Also addition of this prefix add more char...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

add option to installFixPack command -f nojava

IBM ask to update java few weeks ago Then IBM ask us to apply a fixpack on our DB2 databases. The command installFixPack apply the DB2 fixpak and also install a new java version older than the one we installed few weeks ago. Could you modif...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

we need a DB2-Client for Windows to install in a Environment in which Shortnames deactivate

We install the DB2-Client in a Windows Enterprise Environment in which the Shortname is disabled. This generate a error and the DB2 Client was not install. Now we need a Client which install in that environment (Shortname disabled).
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Removing the need for local OS users for installing and using DB2

DB2 Database needs 2 local OS users, db2inst1 and db2fenc1. Can this dependency be removed?
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

db2ckupgrade detects objects in syscat.invalidobjects

If db2ckupgrade detects objects in syscat.invalidobjects, could the developers automatically invoke the revalidate procedure and then check syscat.invalid objects again before bombing out? In bad pseudocode: If rows exist in syscat.invalid object...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Remove 8.3 file name support requirement on Windows for DB2 install

When installing to a directory with a space in the file name, legacy 8.3 file name support must be enabled on the disk volume otherwise nothing happens on the install and no DB2 log file is created.The default install directory that Tivoli Storage...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Compatibility mode / new function mode

Enable compatibility mode and new function mode like DB2 z/OS. The compatibility mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version without using the new features.The new function mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version an...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Update TSAMP License when Db2 License Aplied

On Linux and Unix enviornments you have the ability to install the Db2 Server by installing the latest fix pak and then applying the license file from the Activation download. Unfortunately, when we just did the fix pak install fo Db2 11.1.5.4 an...
11 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration