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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...
Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version
Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
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...
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...
API call to retrieve patch/fix information for any product
Currently we have to check for the existence of any new fixes for all vendor products we support. This is a manual process which is time consuming. Additionally the information requested for compliance doesn't exactly match up with what we can ret...
Read On Standby (ROS) Access during Upgrade process LUW
During the version upgrade of Db2 LUW, the standby (ROS enabled) needs to be brought down - during the upgrade:
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...
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 modify...
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...
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