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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Installation & Upgrade

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Automatic migration of EXPLAIN tables in db2 LUW

Dear Team, We have seen whenever we migrate to higher version of db2 luw, the explain tables are not automatically migrated. We need to manually drop and recreate the explain tables to avoid errors like SQL0206N, SQL0220N, SQL1184N. As db2 modific...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Misleading Statement in Db2 documentation on CSBs of given Fixpack

The automated implementation of updates to the most recent CSB would be significantly easier, if one could rely on CSB number only. So, it would be helpful for customer's processing of CSBs and its implementation. In Description for CSBs, e.g., he...
9 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Submitted

Automate the clean up of orphan rows in the database catalogs during the db2ckupgrade processing.

We have been dealing with orphan rows in the database catalogs for many years now. The first tool to deal with this was db2cleancat and it has gone through various iterations to address all of the various flavors of this type of issue and now has ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

db2prereqcheck on AIX should detect presence of a soft link for /usr/bin/python3 as it is required by some pureScale cluster components

db2prereqcheck contains code to check the presence of python3. This is required for pureScale (GPFS in particular). However, if the softlink in /usr/bin/python3 is missing, when upgrading from Db2 11.5.8 to 11.5.9, db2prereqcheck doesn't log any m...
4 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Restrict World Readable permission on Instance home directories for DB2 on Linux

/home/<intance directory> is with world readable permission amd it is considered as major risk on security. Instance home directory defaults to /home and any directory with world readable permissions on /home is tagged with highest security ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted