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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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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...
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.
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under 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
almost 3 years 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. ...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 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 sch...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Enable drop of more than one foreign key at a time

I want to drop 2 foreign keys on a table. I type the 'AL' line command next to the table and go to panel ADB21TA. I choose DROP FOREIGN KEY and go to panel ADB21TAH. I put a '?' in the Constraint field and go to panel ADB21TRI. In my example I...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Reflect the actual count of objects returned from using the SARG command

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 SARG panel to filter.On panel ADB21K, I have 117 packages listed against a table. The count is shown at the top rig...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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

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...
9 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

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