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Support Db2 on Red Hat OpenShift

Customers at the TAB meeting in Malta asked if/when Db2 support for Red Hat OpenShift will be available. With the IBM acquisition of Red Hat, support for OpenShift will become more and more important.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Make it simple to setup SSL connectivity

There must be something that can be done within Db2's installation/configuration steps to make it easy for users to enable SSL connections - as easy as it is to set up non-SSL connections (or as easy as typing "https://" in a browser window). This...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Incompatible platform variation of Db2 software

Our mission-critical system on the IBM i 7.1 has been in operation. But we are promoting the project that upgrades our IBM i 7.1 to i 7.3, because of software withdrawal and support discontinuance.So that also DBMS become upgrade to Db2 for i V7R3...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

What part of Db2 still requires 32-bit support?

While talking with Keri Romanufa at IDUG Philadelphia I was asked to enter this as an RFE to be checked on.During a Db2 LUW installation for pureScale on a 64-bit machine, which will have only(!) 64-bit executables, a lot of 32-bit libraries are r...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

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.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Provide checksums for Fixpacks

From a security perspective it would be very helpful to be able to validate that the code downloaded from FixCentral is correct and has not been tampered with (or corrupted during download). Please publish md5 or sha2 checksums for Fixpack downloa...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW: Db2 utility to back up and restore the permissions and ownership values of Db2 files/directories

Requesting Rproduct improvement for Db2 Linux, Unix and Windows. Problem description: This RFE solves a problem or deficiency within an IBM database product, Db2 Linux, Unix and Windows. The problem is that users (with authority) mistakenly change...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

DB2 instance to be greater than 8 characters

No description provided
over 2 years 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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade / Security 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.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration