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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Add link to alter from panel showing constraints

Refer to case TS004736427 "Primary key maintenance enhancements" The panel ADB21TN is the "Constraints" panel off of normal catalog navigation. It should have a command added to alter the constraint (simply send user to ADBP7CTP "Alter Primary ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Show Packages Subject to REBIND In IBM Change Management When Comparing Objects Using Db2 Object Comparison Tool

When comparing databases between subsystems using the DB2 OBJECT COMPARISON TOOL, the compare is registered in IBM CHANGE MANAGEMENT. In IBM CM on the ADB2C11 panel, you're able to view the registered changes and then utilize the ST (Statements) l...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

LKEY and TT for other table types

Please update the LKEY and TT commands to work with all table types (not aliases and views but should include regular tables like archive, history, and MQT, etc.) Also, TT should be displayed on first search screen. Refer to case TS003373784
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Allow generated utilities to operate on a listdef rather than individual steps

If we generate a utility such as copy against a list of objects then the resulting job, or jobs, are generated with one step per object. This makes the JCL unwieldly and serialises the run.
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

ADB27C panel constraint/primary key column flag

On the ADB27C panel, give the user a facility (or let them know upfront) whether any columns are part of a constraint, index or anything that requires “extra work” (e.g. Having to use UP,DP to update, etc.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Tool needs to have memory of the object searched

If I go into view the catalog object. Let's say environment UNIT for table XYZ then back out to switch environments the tool should remember what I searched on last. Or even better be able to switch Db2 groups on the search panel and not have to g...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Allow multiple deletes of change statements

In comparing databases from one environment to another there is likely a list of changes we do not want to apply yet for a variety of reasons. The resulting compare creates a change ID. The tool allows us to delete these statements. However, the p...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

ADB25 - LISTDEF and TEMPLATE tables should be part of the system and not be allow to have DBA decide on the names

Currently DBA can create tables for LISTDEF and TEMPLATES. This can cause each DBA to have a copy of their own table, backup issues since they are created in the temp DB. These tables should be created within DBADMIN. The feature to create them ad...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add function to do a mass LIKE command

Instead of modeling a single table space or table, for example, we want to use an entire hierarchy of objects to start building a new sets of objects. For example, we do MASSLIKE (example command name only) on a table space and it would pull into ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Change Management - copy then modify previously saved dialog

We are a new user of the IBM tools. I'd like the ability to copy the existing saved dialog and then modify it (change environments). If there is an existing way to do this or workaround let me know. Editing the dataset "user.ADMIN.SAVEDLGS" isn't ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Future consideration