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Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS

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Add option to use manage option SMSDSEXIST in ICKDSF for option : Reinit Space Efficient Volumes

Our site have an option to protect volumes with datasets from INIT with ICKDSF and when we run Recovery expert with option : Reinit Space Efficient Volumes it fail with messages : 09:58:46 ARYS278I - Task 01 - Unit 9A01 was initialized with volser...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Dynamically manage the size of DD DSNINFO for Recover expert SLB

DD DSNINFO is hardcoded with fixed allocation parameters, and they are not always sufficient. A manual override is needed. Given that the workload has been increasing over the years, the default values may no longer suffice, requiring more frequen...
4 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Support for OCSP or CRL

Our auditors require that every SSL connection uses OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol) or CRL (Certificate Revocation List). As far as I know, this is not yet supported for Db2 Recovery Expert. I would ask to consider making this posssible.
about 2 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Writers on the Jobcard

At California Depart of Technology (CDT), we use a second party software to write out and store joblog sysout. This software is called SAR. When we were creating a Log Based Recovery in the URL GUI of Recovery Expert we ran into an ARYX093S error....
2 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Recovery Expert option to externalise the Recovery Health asset list (Image Copy and Log Dataset names) in Batch and Online

Recovery Expert has a validation and Recovery Health option. As an extension to this option it will really help the user base if there is an option provided to externalise the Image Copies and the LOG datasets, as a list, that will be used for the...
5 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Add TOLASTFULLCOPY for RECOVER option

TOLASTFULLCOPY: Specifies that the RECOVER utility is to restore the object to the last full image copy that was taken. the DBAs are requesting that Rocket provide a TOCOPY recovery to the last full copy. They understand Rocket’s position that rec...
5 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhancements for Fast Apply

We are new to IBM Fast Apply and have been using a competitor product. With IBM we are experiencing some pain points and the tool is frankly not up to standards with what we purchased. HIGH priority!
about 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Priorities of application profiles should be honored by application group when doing recovery

When combining several application profiles with differenct priorities into an application group, these should be taken into account when a recovery plan is executed so that the objects in the highest prioritised profile are reovered first.Today t...
about 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1

Allow use of the REUSE keyword on basic/non-advanced recovery plans

When the DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS generates basic recovery plans for one or more tablespaces, it currently provides no provision in non-advanced recovery plans for the user to specify whether the REUSE keyword should be used in the generation/...
10 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Load file which can be used in LOAD RESUME YES for REDO records

When generating REDO SQLs for a transaction recovery scenario an option to generate a load file (to be used in LOAD RESUME YES) containing the REDO record will be nice to have where there were a lot of records to apply say millions and the users u...
11 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Future consideration