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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for SQL, DDL, DML syntax checking

Add enhancement to syntax check SQL, DDL, DML before execution. Recently attended presentation of Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS and it has a 'Smart Editor' which performed these checks. I asked about it and was told it is using macros from the DB...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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)
9 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 ...
10 months 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 ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

LKEY and TT for other table types

Please update the LKEY and TT commands to work with all table types (not aliases and views but should include regular tables like archive, history, and MQT, etc.) Also, TT should be displayed on first search screen. Refer to case TS003373784
about 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Tool needs to have memory of the object searched

If I go into view the catalog object. Let's say environment UNIT for table XYZ then back out to switch environments the tool should remember what I searched on last. Or even better be able to switch Db2 groups on the search panel and not have to g...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for runstats profiles

Enhance the Administration tool when accessing objects via the system catalog, table info. When using the RP(runstats profiles) at the table level it shows just a portion of the data in the profile_text column from the SYSIBM.SYSTABLES_PROFILES. E...
about 5 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

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

Control DEFER YES/NO based on type of index

Provide mask to control the DEFER setting based on the UNIQUERULE(SYSINDEXES) of the index (either via REXX or standalone). Currently the REXX won’t handle this because the Db2 catalog row sent to masking is the SYSINDEXPART row which doesn’t cont...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Non-disruptive add column not null with no default

Currently, the conversion of a new NOT NULL column without default at the end of a table is done via an UNLOAD / DROP / CREATE / LOAD A content (default) is generated for the column during the unload in order to be able to load this column afterwa...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release