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Scriptable Reports: Page module configuration

A page module can be used to control prompting -- default values for specific prompts, required prompt combinations, etc. But there is no way to configure a page module to be specific to a report. This leads to having a separate .js file for each ...
20 minutes ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Externalize DDF Alias level statistics into SMF

Currently we do have SMF data for DB2 system level distributed workload but do not have DDF Alias level statistics with in SMF, only available adhoc option is to issue DIS DDF <alias> DETAIL to look at DDF alias level active dbats and connec...
about 1 hour ago in Db2 for z/OS 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 hours ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Row limit reached "Warning" vs. "Error"

We believe its useful to show a warning notice instead of showing this as an error because basically its based on a setting that the user is specifying in the job configs prior to running the job. Its also helpful when a user might forget to remov...
about 3 hours ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Submitted

Improve Space Search Performance for Nearly Full PBR

Currently, when there are many concurrent inserts on a PBR which is nearly full, CPU and elapsed time for inserts increases by many orders of magnitude, to the point where it can completely monopolize the CPU on an LPAR. In past discussions, I was...
about 3 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Write Failed Lock Escalation Attempts to Master

Currently, when Lock Escalation succeeds, a message is written to the Master Log with details. However, when a Lock Escalation attempt fails (due to a timeout or deadlock), nothing is written. This sort of timeout or deadlock can be difficult to d...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Extend Db2 Message monitoring IFCID 197 to include information about message tokens

Our shop is using ITM Situation management to heavily automate processing/notification for our customers and thus minimize the use of custom logic to be maintained (specific REXX programs etc.) . One feature that we leverage is the OMEGAMON for Db...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

SQLJ Add support for use of Java Array in IN predicate

We would like to see support of Java type ARRAY for IN-LISTs. The use case would look like: SqljCtx sqljCtx = getSqljCtx(); Array fkpzOfflKtoIdsArray = sqljCtx.getConnection().createArrayOf("TIMESTAMP", fkpzOfflKtoIds); FremdkontoOfflineIterator i...
about 5 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Include the subcode along with the Adabas Response Code

Please consider to include the subcode along with the Adabas Response Code in the error message. For example, the below error message displays only the Adabas Response Code 9 but does not display the subcode. As per Adabas Messages and Codes Manua...
about 7 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

Save changes in JGATE without having to connect

In JGATE for DVM, if an advanced parm is modified, JGATE does not allow the change to be saved without a successful connection. In our environment, we do not have access to the passwords, as they are stored as encrypted passwords in the DVM Global...
about 7 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted