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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Recover statements to LOGPOINT based in the base Image Copy type (Tablespace or partition level)

There was a request to recover all Tablespaces in a DB to an specific LRSN.In the Admin tool, at Database level the DBAs generated the Recover TOLOGPOINT statements by typing UTIL in the command line, then in the panel ADB2US selected option VP an...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

DROP Aliases listed with a single DROP command

Hello IBM In Panel ADB21A you can list ALIASES and there are some line commands. One of them is DROP. In some cases our DBA would need to drop a whole bunch of ALIASES at a time. And it is quite uncomfortable to acknowledge all of DROP one by ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for SQL, DDL, DML syntax checking

Add enhancement to syntax check SQL, DDL, DML before execution. Recently attended presentation of Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS and it has a 'Smart Editor' which performed these checks. I asked about it and was told it is using macros from the DB...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Templates for AUTO REORG functionality in ADBTEP2 program

We are executing a worklist and with following options in the input stream, we can change 2 templates (ADBREORG and ADBCOPY) but not others (ADBPUNCH and ADBDISC) : ADMIN REORG TEMPLATE ADBREORG ... ADMIN COPY TEMPLATE ADBCOPY ... But we would li...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Admin Tool - MIG: do not allocate COL DD dataset for ADB2GEN in generate job.

When generating MIG DATA for objects in BATCH the program ADB28M allocates a COL DD dataset which is used in the generated unload JCL. This causes a security violation for unloads that are destined to run in production. Example: 1. In Panel ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

adding NOPAD support for the catalog copy

allow NOPAD as it makes a lot of sense if you have a lot of varchar. We are really struggling with space when not using it. There is no support for adding options like NOPAD to the UNLOAD for the catalog copy. So the UNLOAD statement will have to...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for runstats profiles

Enhance the Administration tool when accessing objects via the system catalog, table info. When using the RP(runstats profiles) at the table level it shows just a portion of the data in the profile_text column from the SYSIBM.SYSTABLES_PROFILES. E...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

DIAGNOSE MEPL FOR EACH PRODUCT TO FIND RSU/PUT LEVEL

We have a DAIGNOSE MEPL to list all the PTF and to identify the required PTF and it's RSU/PUT level only for DB2 system level. I'm proposing such a Utility or JCL for RFE/idea which helps us to find similar kind of LEVEL of code which applied to ...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Change DSNHDECP from being hard coded

Db2 Admin has the name DSNHDECP hard coded into the product and this may cause problems for MetLife – they had the same problem with Optim products and had to get it changed. So the change need is to make the naming of DSNHDECP a variable at insta...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Functionality already exists

help in the cleaning of package versions

We'd like to have a new ZPARM to limit the max number of version for packages. Once this number is reached a new version replaces the older one. Otherwise a COMMAND like MODIFY to facilitate DBA in housecleaning
about 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration