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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Utilize IMS Dynamic Allocation Library for IMS Direct access

Currently DVM requires that RECON datasets be utilized for IMS Direct access. RECON datasets are not used in our test environments since DBRC is not enabled. The same information can be pulled from the dynamic allocation libraries, which are typ...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Provide the ability to update DVM Virtual data using Db2

Currently DVM supports the creation of UDTF's on DVM virtual tables. This provides the customer with the ability to use Db2's SQL engine and Read DVM Data. This proposal is to add functionality to DVM to support updating DVM virtual tables usin...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Allow configuration to specify hlq for MMAP and MFL datasets

Currently, when users are creating a Web Service directory, they are prompted to provide a High Level Qualifier for the MMAP dataset. If they provide their own ID, DVM will successfully create the dataset, but does not have access to it resulting...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Only allow access to AVZMAPP files in the context of DVM (Studio, ISPF, etc.)

Currently, developers must be granted read/write access directly to the MAP datasets in order to create virtual tables. Developer access to these datasets should only be allowed within the context of the DVM provided interfaces (DVM Studio, ISPF...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Allow DVM to access alternative credentials from a RACF or ICSF repository instead of using global variables

We would like for DVM to be able to seamlessly access RACF in order to retrieve alternative credentials for users that are accessing data behind LDAP security. The current solution is to use AVZDRATH utility to create the alternative credential...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

Ability for DVM subsystem started task ID use an alternative ID when connecting to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.)

The ID that we use to run DVM is not able to connect to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.) via password, passticket, etc. During startup, DVM attempts to connect to these systems in order to collect metadata. These connections fail, which cau...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Create utility to generate encrypted password in the same manner as AVZDRATH

Currently, AVZDRATH has the ability to take in an encrypted password as input, however there are no other utilities available to generate the encrypted password outside of AVZDRATH. Since our DVM support team will be responsible for managing the ...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Studio enhancement to add a "Validate SQL" action in the right-click context menu for the SQL Editor

This would be similar to the current "Execute SQL" action, except a SQL on one or more selected statements would be performed, and the results would be written to the SQL Messages tab (success or SQL Exception).
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Japanese translation of user interfaces

For Japanese customers, Japanese translation of user interfaces, such as messages, help texts, GUI and CUI panels are required in addition to product manuals.For example, Japanese translation of the following components, are needed; - GUI (graphic...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

SQL Engine enhancement to support "Db2 mode" SQL syntax rules

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) In DVM, SQL syntax rules are based on ANSI-92 standard, not on Db2 for z/OS rules, even in the case where DVM virtual table is defined on Db2 for z/OS table...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release