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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Allow execution of revoke impact in batch mode

During migration of security from native DB2 to RACF, there is cleanup activity after creation of all profiles and permits completed in order to remove grants in DB2 for a clean picture. Also, for any other security configuration change, clean up ...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered

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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered

Specify a Check Constraint Through Alter Panels

There is currently no option to be able to specify a list of accepted values for a column on a table through the Alter panels.
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Delivered

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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered

Generate drop of foreignkeys if foreignkey-statement is not provided

We generate DDL on the basis of an external tool and compare the newly generated DDL for each changed DB2 object against the catalog and let Admintool generate the conversion strategy as a workstatement list. Whether an object has changed or not r...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered

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.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Delivered

Show a status for Replication on the ADM "AT" screen

It should be easy to identify tables that are Disabled for Replication. The user can go to the KEYS screen one table at a time, so see status like this: Status for table . . : TECH.TBASP_ALERT_HISTRY Acceleration status : 1 Load status : Loaded Re...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered

Change Management - refresh button

The panel doesn't automatically refresh and no command "button" to do so.
about 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Delivered

Db2 Admin Tool - issue regenerate view after table column alter

After altering a table column referenced by a view an alter regenerate view should be issued as best practice. IBM Db2 Admin Tool does not issue the regenerate view command currently and we believe it should. After discussing with Db2 Support and ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Delivered

Admin Tool: Cannot Scroll Right to View Info Edit Subject

The Db2 Administration Tool 12.1.0 does not allow scrolling to the right when listing image copies for table spaces. 1. From the “DB2 Administration Menu 12.1.0” – select option 1 – DB2 system catalog 2. From the “System Catalog” menu, select Opti...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Delivered