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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Change Management - refresh button

The panel doesn't automatically refresh and no command "button" to do so.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Delivered

Create online hierarchical DDL command

Currently, we have either the DDL or GEN commands to view the object definition. We would like GEN to be online (currently batch only) or have a new command. The action should produce the data in an online format (temporary dataset) for viewing or...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Functionality already exists

ADB25 - LISTDEF and TEMPLATE tables should be part of the system and not be allow to have DBA decide on the names

Currently DBA can create tables for LISTDEF and TEMPLATES. This can cause each DBA to have a copy of their own table, backup issues since they are created in the temp DB. These tables should be created within DBADMIN. The feature to create them...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Generate DDL for implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces

Today Admin tool cannot really handle implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces very well. It's very obscure to really understand what parameters were used when creating the table or if they differ from the source table. Using OCT via GOCCMDDF...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Provide user the ability to suppress generation of DISCARDDN, PUNCHDDN, UNLDDN for reorg TS

These are not needed in most reorgs, tool should allow the user to determine if these should be generated.
12 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Remove messages such as Grant(source): Grantor=CONTROLM Grantee:DB2DEVGP (Not propagated) from the Compare Report. Compare Report should only list what is going be changed.

The Grant message clutters the report and should only reflect what is changing and not the obvious:Compare table source(CHIC.CAN_MRN_CMP_INF_CMC) and target(LOAD.CAN_MRN_CMP_INF_CMC)No changes to TableGrant(source): Grantor=CONTROLM Grantee:DB2DEV...
8 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for SQL, DDL, DML syntax checking

Add enhancement to syntax check SQL, DDL, DML before execution. Recently attended presentation of Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS and it has a 'Smart Editor' which performed these checks. I asked about it and was told it is using macros from the...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Add function to do a mass LIKE command

Instead of modeling a single table space or table, for example, we want to use an entire hierarchy of objects to start building a new sets of objects. For example, we do MASSLIKE (example command name only) on a table space and it would pull into ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

ADB27C panel constraint/primary key column flag

On the ADB27C panel, give the user a facility (or let them know upfront) whether any columns are part of a constraint, index or anything that requires “extra work” (e.g. Having to use UP,DP to update, etc.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Tool needs to have memory of the object searched

If I go into view the catalog object. Let's say environment UNIT for table XYZ then back out to switch environments the tool should remember what I searched on last. Or even better be able to switch Db2 groups on the search panel and not have to g...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release