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db2iupgrade and db2ckupgrade should work with external security plugin like Centrify

When having a security plugin like Centrify, to authenticate local and AD users, the commands for upgrade do not work, even if explicitly credentials are provided.It is necessary to remove the Centrify configuration, then upgrade, and finally put ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Provide a way to refresh db/node directory cache to an active instance

When an instance is active, it reads the db directory and node directory information and the instance keeps it in a cache.This catalog is used for federation, to connect to remote databases.If for some reason, it is necessary to modify the directo...
over 1 year ago in Db2 1 Not under consideration

default tablespace for a user

in DB2 there is no way to fix a default tablespace of user.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

using none unique index to accelerate update and delete on column-organized

there is a limitation ( and delete operations that use an index scan on a column-organized table are not supported by the FETCH operat...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

EF Core driver needs to support value convertors

Your DB2 Entity Framework Core driver does not support value convertors. convertors are really useful with databases to do things like:Translate Y/N fields to proper boolean d...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Recommend/evaluate indexes – more information for each index

This is a point for tuning with indexes -> Tuning with indexes is still very common and useful.While using recommend and evaluate indexes it is possible to investigate each recommended index by updating USE_INDEX column in the table ADVISE_INDE...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

enable catalog database with SECURITY SSL in LDAP (MS active directory)

After enabling ssl for connections to db2 we want to register (catalog) database in Microsoft active directory (LDAP) to provide it to all user.But "db2 register db2 server in ldap as DATABASE protocol tcpip hostname hosta svcename 50005 SECURITY ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development / Security 0 Not under consideration

db2val should allow to receive credencial as parameters

The db2val command cannot check databases when using a external security plugin like Centrify. In this case, this command should allow to specify the user and password to connect to a database.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Db2 load ALLOW READ ACCESS support for column organized table

Currently, if a db2 load is happening on a column organized table, users are NOT able to read the data from same table until the load is finished. It's inconvenience for the customer and its users in their daily operation. Thus, the customer wants...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

BACKUP command option: ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (tablespace-name)

Customer has a huge number of tablespaces (f.e. 10000) and wants to do a tablespace backup of all tablespaces except of for example 3 tablespaces. We would like to do the following: $ db2 BACKUP DB myDB ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (unnecessary...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration