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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Remove default grants to PUBLIC on SYSIBM tables

An IBM Db2 Security Health Check audit will identify a SELECT privilege held by PUBLIC on the SYSIBM tables as an issue, with specific concern when the privilege is held on the authorization tables (i.e. SYSIBM.SYS%AUTH%). The IBM Db2 Administrati...
3 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Integrate RACF into ADMIN tool

Would be nice to have for 'DB2 under RACF'-sites that we can see on a object which auth RACF Profile rule is used. And see who/groups are on this profile. And give an message if you dont have auth to see this (in RACF organised)
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Add capability of using GEN parameters in change management batch interface procedure (GOCCM)

We had below requirement from the user: We have an existing column in an existing table that we are adding a new RI to a new domain table. If we issue the compare normally using object comparison tool, we get both the table create DDL and the new ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Indication of the reason for conversion by drop/create

In our environment, we try to execute all changes to DB2 tables online via Alter commands if possible. However, there are a lot of reasons why in some cases the Alter is not possible and as a consequence Admintool correctly chooses the conversion ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Allow Exclude criteria to be directly specified in ADB2GEN

We are driving automation by dynamically building a list of objects to 'GEN' the DDL for. However we also need to dynamically build a list of objects to exclude. Currently ADB2GEN only allows reference to a pre existing exclude which has to be cre...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

ADB2GEN: generate DDL for hidden ROWID columns

We have several tables that contain LOB columns and thus also a generated rowid column. If an extra column is added, it will be placed at the end. If we now generate DDL for a table with a LOB column via ADB2GEN, then the generated rowid column is...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Modify the Revoke Impact program to support BY=ALL.

This modification should involve updating the program logic to handle scenarios where authorizations need to be revoked easily independent from the grantors (BY=ALL). Ensure that the program can work without issues with both panel-driven and batch...
6 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

help in the cleaning of package versions

We'd like to have a new ZPARM to limit the max number of version for packages. Once this number is reached a new version replaces the older one. Otherwise a COMMAND like MODIFY to facilitate DBA in housecleaning
over 5 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Provide wider coverage for Db2 catalogue generated utilities.

The Db2 catalogue allows users to use the U.R line command, for example, beside a tablespace to automatically generate a runstats batch job for that tablespace. However, it would also be nice if users had the option to use the U.R line command bes...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

ADB21TC Dropping more than 1 column gets Select only one

ADM only allows dropping one column at a time. You must complete the drop, the revisit the panel again and again to drop all the columns. ADM should allow multiple D entries and one press Enter to handle this.
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration