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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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When Base and LOB are being reorged in parallel, STACK should be NO

Currently, GOC is taking the value of STACK from the TEMPLATE. If it is YES, the REORG abends. This needs to be changed to NO when BASE and LOB are being reorged in parallel
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Generate rebind package commands for all packages selected with 'RB' and '=' sign on panel ADB21K

On panel ADB21K, I type 'RB' next to a package and '=' against another package. I hit Enter and am taken to panel ADB21KR for the 1st package. I make no changes so hit Enter. I am taken to panel ADB2PSTM, where I choose option 1 and hit Enter. The...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Prevent entry of duplicate line in MASK and EXCLUDE

Currently MASK and EXCLUDE allows for duplicate lines to be added. ADM only uses the first line and ignores any duplicate lines even though some non-key data can be different. This can introduce errors for the user if it is not noticed there is du...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

GOCCM compare/import process: verification mask messages are missing in the ADBMSGS-file

The ADBMSGS-file should be the consolidated source for all messages of the GOCCM import/compare process. This is not the case for messages that are issued due to verification mask entries. These messages are only available in the VALOUT file but t...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Provide an interface to manage System Profiles

System profiles were introduced as long ago as DB2 9, and have been successively enhanced in every release since then. They provide a range of capabilities, including setting ZPARMs at a more granular level, production modelling in test systems, m...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1

Control DEFER YES/NO based on type of index

Provide mask to control the DEFER setting based on the UNIQUERULE(SYSINDEXES) of the index (either via REXX or standalone). Currently the REXX won’t handle this because the Db2 catalog row sent to masking is the SYSINDEXPART row which doesn’t cont...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Improve MAKEPBR functionality

When using the MAKEPBR command to convert a classic partitioned tablespace to a UTS Partition by Range tablespace, the generated job may not actually materialize the new PBR tablespace because the Admin Tool does not force the generated REORG util...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow for BIND with APREUSE(ERROR) in Changes

Allow for BIND with APREUSE(ERROR) in Changes
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Option to Ignore Column Order in Object Comparison

Object Comparison should allow you to ignore the column order when comparing tables. Columns can be added to tables in different order between Test and Production databases. As long as the column definitions match, you should be able to ignore dif...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Remove ISPF restriction preventing the actual count of objects returned from using the SARG command

Please remove the ISPF restriction that is preventing the following in Db2 Admin Tool (rejected in DB2ZADMTL-I-85) - I have used panel ADB21K and the count as an example below, but the misleading count occurs on other panels when you have used the...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration