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Infosphere Data Replication for VSAM CFC1 & CFC3 CICS transactions should end at CICS Shutdown

Shutdown of the CICS 'Apply' CICS region is delayed by the CFC1 and CFC3 transactions. THese transactions should recognise that CICS is shutting down and end cleanly allowing CICS to shut down quicker.
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Delivered

Allow mapping of character fields > 254 Bytes in CDA

Currently Classic Data Architect (CDA) skips over any COBOL Copybook field greater than 254 Characters. It does not issue a warning or error it just skips the field and goes on to mapping the next field. This request will have CDA map character...

Track completed UORs to improve conflict handling during a subscription's adaptive apply restart window

When a subscription is restarted, a conflict from the original failing UOR is ignored during the subscription's adaptive apply restart window, resulting in an erroneous, successful restart of the subscription. Because of the unknow state of the u...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Future consideration

needs a solution for deadlock between multiple change streams

Please refer to the PMR 10350,69G,760----------------------------------------Customer would like to avoid a deadlock situations between multiple change streams when he started some subscriptions in test scenario of source server failure. Since IID...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Allow CECD0015E to inform user where error was found

CECD0015E error message is cryptic at best. It does not allow the customer (user) to make any determination as to the cause of the error or the ability to fix the error. In order to currently fix the error, the user MUST contact IBM with JESLOG ...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Log updates replicated by CFC1 writer tasks to the target file's logreplicate logstream

If an application owner asks if you can verify when or if a specific update was replicated to the target site, there isn't any diagnostic information available to confirm if/when the update was replicated, since the updates applied via a CFC1 writ...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Delivered

Exit with non-zero return code or abend after a subroutine or other abend

IMS CDC terminates with a zero return code after one of its IMS subroutines abends -- 'playing havoc' with customer replication processes and schedules. IBM Cases TS002591910 and TS002591963 detail the troubling, non-mainframe behavior of IMS...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Delivered

Classic CDC needs to alert on Delete/Define operation on source VSAM file

when a delete/define operation occurs on a source vsam file which is enabled for replication (LOGREPLICATE), it puts the source and target data out of sync and hence may cause replication to break. A warning message (CEC*W) may be helpful for oper...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

current IMS log reader TAPE contention behavior needs to be improved during change stream activation

Please refer to the PMR 02209,69G,760 and APAR PI71320 submitter page.--- start of the APAR quotation ---The current IMS log reader VTS contention behavior needs to be improved. Contention occurs when the IMS log reader attempts to access an archi...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

needs a quick detection solution about a connection loss without depending on TCP/IP

Please refer to the PMR 11064,69G,760.----------------------------------------Customer would like to detect a connection loss when HEARTBEATTIMEOUT=3M (3 minutes) is expired without depending on TCP/IP when the target server running LPAR is down.B...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration