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Resolution of Indoubt threads on Target after cloning
Hello IBM,The current version of Db2 Cloning Tool v3.2 does not support the automatic resolution of INDOUBT threads on Target if the cloning had happened when there were inflight transactions on Source. This causes the Target subsystem start to fa...
Provide a flag for Cloning tool to unload/Load tables having RI
Currently, the Cloning tool does not Unload/Load tables that have RI defined on them. This is despite the fact that these tables become eligible for Unload / Load due to legitimate reasons like Source Target Mismatch where Source defined as a Simp...
Parameter to suppress the generate of Grant Statements in Db2 Cloning Tool
When we clone tablespaces from a production to a test Db2 system we would like to suppress all authorizations on the target objects (e.g. tables, views), because users don't possess the same privileges in these two environments. At this time cloni...
Remove the requirement of TPCIP task when using DDF
When running source and target jobs on different LPARs, we need to use a TCPIP job even when we choose DDF as the connection type. We need that Cloning Tool uses DDF to run queries and commands on objects of the target datasharing without the obli...
All CKZ-Packages of Cloning Tool should be bound with versioning (like the packages in AdminTool).
This would simplify fallback-Szenarios (=> no rebind necessary) and the rollout of a new version (=> packages can be created before activation).
Support of ICF-catalogs on target vols when source of subsystem cloning is SLB RFE 83425
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=83425To use SLBs for backup/recovery it's neccessary to place the ICF-catalogs on the same volumes as DB2-data. But so far cloning-tool doesn't support handling of ICF-catal...
DB2_GENERATED_ROWID not treated correctly RFE 45902
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=45902 in tables with LOBs DB2 generates an additional column DB2_GENERATED_ROWID which is placed at the end of the table. If you add some columns by ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN t...
Always generate ALTER TABLE SQL for Identity Columns RFE 71287
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=71287Could you please add a new parameter to Cloning Tool where it will always generate the ALTER TABLE Restart even if restart-valuie is not set in catalog.If a table with ...
Currently, Cloning Tool does not support automatic database name translation for implicit objects. It successfully matched source TS DSN00001.TBAPCRAT to target TS DSN00170.TBAPCRAT, but there was no DATABASE translate rule that would allow source...
Add support for Cascading FlashCopy for COPY command with FASTREP(REQ) - see PTF UI172348
Context: We take daily System Level backups (SLB) of our SAP production environments using the BACKUP SYSTEM utility. We use Incremental FlashCopy to reduce the amount of data that needs to be physically copied to the FlashCopy target volumes and ...
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