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Ability to select objects by package

Add the ability to add all the objects for a package instead of having to add each one. Current process is very inefficient.
about 10 hours ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Ability to exclude PBR partitions/TS PBG that had no activity before JCL generation

Recovery Expert should have an option to exclude objects/partitions from the recovery which had no activity. Even though this would be caught by the Recover Utility, why build JCL that contains TS/Partitions which would not be recover. This causes...
about 10 hours ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Add support for CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW syntax

I've seen that Db2 LUW and other types of databases support the syntax to do CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW. This can be useful as you don't have to have a separate statement to drop a view before rerunning a create statement. I had a new DB2 DBA on our t...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

List port being used by SQL statement/user-ID

Currently, it is difficult to find the port number that a SQL statement or user-ID is using. Sure we can get from SMF or some other way but that is cumbersome and takes time for batch processing of the data. If CQM could show the data we could see...
1 day ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Under review

.Net 8 support

Please provide .Net 8 support for both Windows and Linux as our app team is migrating to this LTS version.
2 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Need API to get the delta changed information for data assets, Government artifacts, etc

Need API to get the delta-changed information for data assets, Government artifacts, etc Please refer to the SF TS015464391 for detailed information
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Whenever you offer 'Export to PDF' allow also export to csv (or some other computer-readable format)

PDF is fine as a document of its own, for sharing/documenting as a static copy. However, if we would try to further refine the info and join it with something else, then pdf is useless. Trying to extract same info from reporting database would be ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Not generate an empty output folder under HOME directory.

it will generate an empty output folder under HOME directory Although I have specified the path to the output. I had discussed with IBM support and known that it is by PAC design. Moreover, this empty folder will not be deleted automatically by PA...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Under review

Enhanced recovery performance improvement

We encountered significant recovery performance issues (recovery time increasing exponentially as the number of objects rises) and the analysis in a Case showed that this was due to enhanced recovery’s non target index serialization (our backups a...
6 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Under review

QMF for Workstation Build 20231206 - add a bind status message after executing bind.bat file

When performing a bind (bind.bat) using the Export Update Script feature in QMF for Workstation v13.1.1.0 Interim 1 Build 20231206 - during the bind process, it would be helpful to receive a message stating that the bind completed successfully and...
7 days ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Under review