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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Please Disregard... This Is a Duplicate

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...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Prevent entry of duplicate line in MASK and EXCLUDE

Currently MASK and EXCLUDE allows for duplicate lines to be added. ADM only uses the first line and ignores any duplicate lines even though some non-key data can be different. This can introduce errors for the user if it is not noticed there is du...
10 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Ability to arrange columns

Db2 Admin provides a lot of columns in the panels with the possibility to scroll left and right.On some panels like "Information from SYSIBM.SYSCOPY" ADB21I the for me important information like ICTYPE is on the 6th right page, far away from the f...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Generate DDL for implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces

Today Admin tool cannot really handle implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces very well. It's very obscure to really understand what parameters were used when creating the table or if they differ from the source table. Using OCT via GOCCMDDF...
12 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Remove ISPF restriction preventing the actual count of objects returned from using the SARG command

Please remove the ISPF restriction that is preventing the following in Db2 Admin Tool (rejected in DB2ZADMTL-I-85) - I have used panel ADB21K and the count as an example below, but the misleading count occurs on other panels when you have used the...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

IO Broker / REST Services / Automation and monitoring / combine Application programm with System information

Would like to raise an idea. While programming my house automation, reading information out from FritBox, Shelly hardware, local sensors for air pollution, Sonsors und microcontrolers i asked myself why doesn't we use this technology for creating ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

GOC - ADD PARTITION ENDING AT ('2021-02-10-23.59.59.999999'); generating TS drop/create instead of an alter

DB2 V12 allows ADD PARTITION ENDING AT ('2021-02-10-23.59.59.999999'); to be materialized with an Alter. GOC is using old DB2 rules which drop/create TS.
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow generated utilities to operate on a listdef rather than individual steps

If we generate a utility such as copy against a list of objects then the resulting job, or jobs, are generated with one step per object. This makes the JCL unwieldly and serialises the run.
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Move DISRT into primary command and remove 10 object foreground limit

There are various pain points: Here is a scenario. I wish to identify tablespaces that are in a restricted state and either repair them or start them access force. I get a list of tablespaces which are normally created by listing the tables in a s...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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. The...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration