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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:
Do some more checking when Db2 fixpack is installed - like will fixpack be working after instance upgrade
On my test computer Linux x86_64, Db2 v18.104.22.168 is installed and I decided to upgrade to v22.214.171.124.
1. I checked prerequisite and everything was successful.
./db2prereqcheck -i -s -v 126.96.36.199
2. I installed Db2 server and installation was s...
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...
Provide Db2 history of installs/updates including date
For auditing and compliance purposes, Db2 needs to easily make the following information available:- Database Version, Release, ModPack, FixPack (including security special builds)- Database Date/Time of the creation and subsequent updates- Databa...
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...
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...
Add "Do Not run on Startup" Checkbox to the "DB2 First Steps" app.
This is, without a doubt one of the most annoying applications I deal with. When I log on to a database server, it can take a while to start this app, meaning I am in the middle of something when this app pops up in the middle of my work like some...
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...
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...
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