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please add support for RHEL7.7 to Db2 11.5.9

Currently, RHEL 7.7 is not included in the supported OS for Db2 11.5.9. Additionally, fix information and vulnerability countermeasures have been updated since Db2 11.5.7, which is currently in use, and customers are requesting that vulnerabilitie...
5 months ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Change the backup name from ONLINE to semi-ONLINE as the onlines backups are not supported. Please see TS014902228

Online backup has many issues for db2 (TS014902228)
7 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Not under consideration

Personal credentials update

Bulk update of all database connections 'Personal Credentials' similar to 'Data Collection and Shared Credentials'
8 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Not under consideration

Since customers' environment needs to stay updated please make the Db2 pureScale for AIX 7.3 TL01 and TL02 certified for Power System 10. We just certified the "AIX 7.3 TL00 SP1 or higher".

It is useful to avoid security breach and avoid OS known bugs.
8 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Do some more checking when Db2 fixpack is installed - like will fixpack be working after instance upgrade

On my test computer Linux x86_64, Db2 v11.5.8.0 is installed and I decided to upgrade to v11.5.9.0. 1. I checked prerequisite and everything was successful. ./db2prereqcheck -i -s -v 2. I installed Db2 server and installation was s...
8 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Add the ability to manually tune DB2_HADR_HANG_DETECTION

Currently DB2_HADR_HANG_DETECTION is set internally and can't be configured. Customer's environments may involve slower responding components and may result in Db2 triggering the hang detection even though the system isn't hung. It would be useful...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Prompts for all db2 utility cancellations

I have faced this issue at the beginning of my career. When we ran into some issue with utility hung or ran some utility accidentally don’t know when it will be finished and when can we kill that process. If we give a prompt with some information ...
9 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enable federation between db2 luw to SQLMI (AZURE)

Some of our Sybase data sources moved to SQLMI (AZURE) when we setup federation from db2luw to SQLMI (similar to sql server) its not working
10 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Pacemaker upgrade break cluster when Red Hat Satellite is not accessible

Hello, My idea is to add some check if Red Hat satellite is visible into db2installPCMK because if it's not, update will break cluster and DB2 will be unusable until visibility is fixed and db2installPCMK is executed again. As workaround you shoul...
10 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Provide Db2 history of installs/updates including date

For auditing and compliance purposes, Db2 needs to easily make the following information available:- Database Version, Release, ModPack, FixPack (including security special builds)- Database Date/Time of the creation and subsequent updates- Databa...
11 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration