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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
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 parti...
Support for Bind avoidance when using Enterprise Cobol with co-processor
The basic idea of Bind Avoidance is to exchange the consistency token in the executing code from the current version to the previous which means that no package bind will be necessary.
Traditionally the Db2 pre-compiler has been used to pre-proce...
ADB25 - LISTDEF and TEMPLATE tables should be part of the system and not be allow to have DBA decide on the names
Currently DBA can create tables for LISTDEF and TEMPLATES. This can cause each DBA to have a copy of their own table, backup issues since they are created in the temp DB. These tables should be created within DBADMIN. The feature to create them...
Add ability to edit and copy/paste in ignores and excludes as there is for masks.
The compare masks screen has functionality to edit (panelid ADB2C21 and option E goes to ADB2EDIT). Within edit session, I can copy and then swap to another screen which has another environment mask open then paste, make changes, and save. All sav...
When viewing the DB2 Tools Launchpad and the list of tools installed, enter '?' for a list of active SSIDs.
The list that returns includes all DB2 Systems by name, but only the descriptions of the subsystems that match entries in the currently...
Generate rebind package commands for all packages selected with 'RB' and '=' sign on panel ADB21K
On panel ADB21K, I type 'RB' next to a package and '=' against another package. I hit Enter and am taken to panel ADB21KR for the 1st package. I make no changes so hit Enter. I am taken to panel ADB2PSTM, where I choose option 1 and hit Enter. ...
We converted from CA tools to IBM tools, and one of the areas that is not up tp par is ability to save a report into a dataset. Example - I can produce a multi-page Drop-Impact report, but there is no command that allows me to save it into a datas...
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