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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Functions to initialize replication _DURING_UPDATING_ source DB are needed for IMS replication

Functions to initialize replication _DURING_UPDATING_ source DB are needed for IMS replication (IIDR for IMS) in case of failing to continue replication, especially due to inconsistency between source and target DBs. (just like "FULLREFRESH" of II...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Infosphere Classic CDC - needs to handle IMS exits better

Currently, the Infosphere Classic CDC comes with 2 IMS exits:DFSFLGX0DFSPPUE0These datasets need to be in the IMS Steplib concatenation to be accessed, and are using the default names.Now that IMS V13 and IMS V14 can specify any module name for an...
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Please increase the timeout value on the SLDS contention situation.

Customers would like to have larger timeout value on the SLDS contention situation. This is because,- SLDS contention situation could happen in production. - It is not a problem or operation mistake. - In that situation, customer does not like to...
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Timestamp in IIDR for VSAM messages in GMT (not local time zone)

The timestamp in IIDR server logs is GMT. When we switch to BST, the timestamp is confusing as shows as 1 hour behind.
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC/ IIDR for VSAM needs to send only needed data for Replication

Classic CDC/IIDR for Vsam capture is sending the before values for all fields in source VSAM datasets.This adds significant overhead. The capture needs to send the before and after values of the key column and before and after image of the changed...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Track the oldest read-for-update in the bookmark to know where to start rebuilding read-for-updates on restart

VSAM Replication to track the oldest read-for-update in the bookmark to know where to start rebuilding read-for-updates on restart. This is required to resolve the issues we have been experiencing when our application does a read-for-update hours...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Infosphere IMS replication needs to handle compressed logs

Product: Classic IMS Replication - Ref PMR 79637,082,000"Classic needs to be able to determine the compressed log records never included data capture log records or commit/back-outrecords for any in-flight UOR that included data capture log records".
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Remove numeric IP addresses in IIDR IMS configuration

Numeric IP addresses are used in CECE1OPT and the NOTIFICATIONURL for the log notification service.We would like to use DNS names instead.
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Do not process columns 73-80 on SYSIN DD as a command of CACCFGUT utility

We use IBM InfoSphere Data Replication for IMS V11.3. CACCFGUT(configuration migration and maintenance) utility uses columns 73-80 on SYSIN DD as a command value. ISPF automatically set numbers in columns 73-80. If we do not delete those numbers o...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Enable Audit logs for Balancing

Enable Audit logs for BalancingCurrently no Audit logs available for balancing. Manual review of the logs.API's available for custom coding to pull the event logs.
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration