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Db2 for z/OS

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AREO Status via select

Some ddl Changes are in table SYSPENDINGDDLSome ddl Changes are not there: for example alter table add column can only be see via -dis db() sp() advIt would be better to have the same bahavior for all ddl changes with AREO* Status.Maybe it could b...
13 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Client Application Name (QMDAAPPL from IFCID 0003) used in column RLFEUAN from SYSIBM.DSNRLMTxx tables to governor distributed applications

We would like to use table SYSIBM.DSNRLMTxx (SYSIBM.DSNRLMT01) in order to avoid that certain applications, coming from distributed environment and reaching Db2 for z/OS through DDF, can execute SQL statements.We’d like to completely block these a...
29 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide Db2 utility messages regarding the usage (or not) of the Large Block Interface

The Large Block Interface (LBI) provided by z/OS can be used by Db2 utilities (such as COPY) to greatly reduce the utility runtime of when creating data sets on tape devices. The LBI must first be enabled through the DEVSUPxx member of SYS1.PARM...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhancement to JSON2BSON UDF

With the increasing adoption of Db2 REST, the use of JSON2BSON UDF also increased. The problem with this UDF is that frequent repetitive calls of this UDF will result in -904 "ROUTINE PARAMETER STORAGE" error. We have gone thru recommendations in ...
10 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

RUNSTATS with exception consideration

All DB2 customers use RUNSTATS. The RUNSTATS results are used by the DB2 optimizer to determine optimal access plans. In 99.999 percent of all cases this is not a problem. However, there are some objects (tablespaces / indices) for which a RUNSTAT...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Reorging a TS with NPSIs, SORT NPSI = AUTO, getting IGD17272I VOLUME SELECTION HAS FAILED FOR INSUFFICIENT SPACE FOR which resulted in DSNU3341I 171 01:39:59.85 DSNURPCT - CANNOT ALLOCATE SORT DATASETS WITHIN 255 LIMIT , REORG should change to SORTNPSI = NO to prevent abend

Reorg TS with NPSIs and SORTNPSI or zparm REORG_PART_SORT_NPSI = AUTO. Reorg decides to run with SORTNPSI YES which sorts all keys for NPSIs. Job is having issues getting DASD resulting in numerous:01.39.58 J0916868 IGD17272I VOLUME SELECTION H...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 / RACF - Option for Less informative RACF / logon messages

A recent Pen Test via DDF returned the normal responses - Invalid User, Invalid Password, User not authorised, etc. We are being asked if this can be replaced by a more generic message so as to not give any clues to a fraudulent logon attempt. Is ...
24 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 z/OS security; hide install SYSADM and SYSOPR from DSNZPARM; use RACF instead

In DB2 z/OS, no group and/or userids are more powerful than the Install SYSADM and to no small degree the Install SYSOPR.Yet, these userids and/or groups are easily found by anyone having access to a db2 subsystem and knowing the existance of DSNZ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Generic Error Message for Failed Authenticaion

Hi, I would like to know if you could change the error message comes from DB2 for z/OS via IBM Client Driver when a wrong user name or password is given. In this current situation we get two types of error messages one states that USER DISABLED/RE...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

additional Db2 accounting info when SELECT FROM FINAL TABLE is used

When I use SQL UPDATE then the accounting information is very clear that UPDATE was used. If I wrap that UPDATE with SELECT FROM FINAL TABLE on the outside then the accounting information does not clearly show UPDATE was used. This is tricky and...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review