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Improve Error Descriptions

Improve Error DescriptionsCurrent error message are very generic and it is hard to understand what exactly the failure is looking at the logsImprove on the error reporting for users to understand the error without enabling traces to understand the...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

VSAM Replication ends in error when a CF Structure is rebuild and has to be manually restarted.

When a CF Structure is rebuilt Replication ends in error with CECC0209E - error code 150011.Replication has to be restarted manually (or by our automation) when this occurs.We recognise that a CF rebuild is a rare event but it would be useful if R...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Delivered

InfoSphere Data Replication for VSAM - request to remove the need of CICS

In some banking customers, OLTP server is pure IMS. They mix the use of IMS DB and VSAM files. The complete GDPS A-A solution need to replicate DB and VSAM to site 2. However, current VSAM replication need CICS been start in site 2 to apply chang...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Maintain/display target/apply replication I/O statistics for each Resource Map of a Subscription

It is necessary at times to confirm how many adds/updates/deletes have been applied/replicated to a target Resource Map "RM" of a Subscription. The apply process should maintain these replicated I/O statistics on the apply side at the RM level as...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Customer needs a new function that can easily compare source and target.

My customer is using IIDR for IMS for z/OS.(all DEDB)They need a new function that can easily compare source DB and target DB.As an alternative, there is a way to compare both unload data, but there are two problems.- Both unloads must be executed...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC for IMS - Enhanced Z/OS monitoring ability

When conducting CDC for IMS Publishing to MQ we are able to start an online trace in the Classic Data Architecht tool which provides ud with multiple information among others the ability to see if the CDC for IMS Capture task is keeping up pace wi...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Limit maximum number of writer tasks that can be assigned per subscription

We had an incident where one subscription had monopolized most of the writer tasks which caused replication latency for the RMs of all the other subscriptions in that source/target server pair. Therefore, there should be a parm to set a limit for...
4 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Restart Latency event within IIDR EIF

Add event to filter and trigger on Restart Latency.
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

NMI enhancement

add Restart Latency value to the NMI data captured in the target server.
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

Enhance DELETE control statement to allow "older than xx" option.

The idea is to allow another option on the delete statement. Currently it accepts Start time and End time. I would like to see a 3rd option of "older than xx", where xx could be 10 days or whatever value is specified. This would allow a scheduled ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 2 Delivered