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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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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...
4 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Generic Ignore for New v12 Columns on SYSTABLESPACE and SYSINDEX

v12 introduced additional columns on SYSTABLESPACE and SYSINDEX which match attributes that were previously present on SYSTABLEPART and SYSINDEXPART, respectively. When a source object has been created in v12 is compared to a target object which w...
9 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

PAGENUM option for Admin Tool Mask

I will like an option to change or enforce PAGENUM attribute using the MASK(ing) feature available in Admin Tool. This will be useful to control PAGENUM attribute for PBR tablespaces for our site.
20 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

Different Utility options for Implementation and Backout

A-HA is raised for the tool to provide the choice for different utility options for implementation and Recovery. At the moment the utility options apply to BOTH implementation and recovery job stream. There may be a need for choosing a Reorg when ...
23 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Require Change to Primary Index When Primary Constraint is Changed in Alter Session

Currently when an alter is performed on the primary constraint for a table, Admin Tool will warn that a corresponding change should also be performed on the primary index. However, you can back out of that warning and generate WSL which does not i...
12 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
about 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Embed IFF-File into WSL

We run the Compare on an integration test system and transport the created workstatement list in Converted format (action_convert_to_read_wsl = 'Y' ) to each target system. There, we make any necessary adjustments, e.g. to the schema or the databa...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow for Altering the Partitioning Columns Through Panels

When altering the columns involved in partitioning a table, several steps must be done which introduces complexity and potential for errors. This is the current provided solution: Do a GEN on the table and save the generated DDL. Adjust the partit...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Enable browsing of "local" XML data

In ADMIN Tool it is possible to browse XML-data from distributed Db2 via Option: DD - Distributed DB2 systems This works, because DRDA protocol does a conversion for data that is not compatible to the local CCSID. When trying this on a local Syste...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review