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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Add additional retry logic when there is a tape volume that is unavailable

Add additional retry logic to better recover from an I/O error while reading a block from an IMS log when there is a tape volume that is unavailable during change stream connect processing. (1)SalesForce Case TS002782852 - DRISRP - Intern...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Retrun SQL code to verify

My customer is developing an application that issues SQL to DB2 using the CLASSIC FEDERATION(CF).CF handles the SQL code other than 0 and +100 as errors and does not return it.The user is unable to handle the SQL code and is unable to develop a va...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Microseconds not getting populated for target DB2 timestamp column

"CDC built-in functions cannot retain microseconds for TIMESTAMP target data type. I have a 2 vsam fields, vsam CHAR(10) field AS 2018/08/13 (yyyy/mm/dd) and vsam CHAR(15) FIELD AS 16:19:45.094690 (hh.mm.ss.xxxxxx). I am trying to map combing both...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Proper messaging is needed for refresh or mirror not working

When a new file is created and Augmented for replication, and a refresh or mirroring is attempted , it does not work and below message is obtained.072-053,CRTSCVS,CRTSCVS,SYS00021,,,FBSIT.DBA.V2D.CHAR 817 IEC161I FBSIT.DBA.V2D.CHARI.DATA,SYS1.VSMS...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Support IIDR reads from Secondary Volumes of Global Mirror

Support IIDR Capture reading from secondary volumes of Global Mirror.The customer uses IMS FP function for core banking systems. The customer is planning IBM InfoSphere Data Replication for IMS(IIDR) as the next DR solution instead of IMS RSR.  As...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Integrate with the Enterprise LDAP or Domain authentication

Integrate with the Enterprise LDAP or Domain authentication Currently tool manages internal security model not aligned with the enterprise LDAP/ADS integration for the Target, CDA, MC
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Functionality already exists

CDC ENDONERROR Subsription Properties Advanced Settings

IBM Infosphere Data Replication allows ENDONERROR behavior to be controlled at the Subscription Level. Classic Change Data Capture does not. We would like to see this capability extended to Classic Change Data Capture.
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

CECBTCCP should allow creating, etc., subscriptions

PGM=CECBTCCP should support not just starting and stopping subscriptions, but also support exporting and importing existing definitions, defining, modifying and deleting subscriptions and their mappings.
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

CICS Logstream Replication

Looking for a solution to replicate CICS logstreams from a primary site to a secondary site to support Continuity of Business (COB). The CICS logstreams include both CICS VSAM after-image records and CICS user journal records written by CICS appli...
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC to Support column-level CodePage selection

I work at a financial institution where we process mainframe information in EBCDIC CodePage 037, 838, 930 and 937.Currently we plan to work around a CodePage limitation by generating four separate subscriptions; one for each EBCDIC CodePage we wan...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration