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Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS

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Enhancements for Fast Apply

We are new to IBM Fast Apply and have been using a competitor product. With IBM we are experiencing some pain points and the tool is frankly not up to standards with what we purchased. HIGH priority!
over 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Ability to select objects by package

Add the ability to add all the objects for a package instead of having to add each one. Current process is very inefficient.
about 1 month ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Dynamically manage the size of DD DSNINFO for Recover expert SLB

DD DSNINFO is hardcoded with fixed allocation parameters, and they are not always sufficient. A manual override is needed. Given that the workload has been increasing over the years, the default values may no longer suffice, requiring more frequen...
6 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Allow connections to db2 luw databases to use SSL

Our company is in the middle of implementing an 'in-flight data encryption' for all database activity that requires SSL use. Other IBM products such as IBM Data Studio and Data Server Manager allow for connections to databases using SSL jdbc drive...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 6 Not under consideration

Ability to exclude PBR partitions/TS PBG that had no activity before JCL generation

Recovery Expert should have an option to exclude objects/partitions from the recovery which had no activity. Even though this would be caught by the Recover Utility, why build JCL that contains TS/Partitions which would not be recover. This causes...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Recovery Expert option to externalise the Recovery Health asset list (Image Copy and Log Dataset names) in Batch and Online

Recovery Expert has a validation and Recovery Health option. As an extension to this option it will really help the user base if there is an option provided to externalise the Image Copies and the LOG datasets, as a list, that will be used for the...
7 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Rebuild Index for Redirected Recovery based on TARGET environment

A Redirect Recovery was done from one db2 subsystem to another. The jobs all completed successfully, however when the application started to run, they received a 00C90206 - "Inconsistent data" error. It turns out our target environment had two add...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Fall back to previous IC if latest IC needed is unusable

The Db2 RECOVER utility falls back to a previous image copy if it finds a needed image copy unusable. This is also true if a recovery plan in Db2 Recovery Expert uses the Db2 RECOVER utility. However, if Db2 Recovery Expert uses a recovery plan th...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Functionality already exists

Add additional analysis to Recovery Plan creation to reduce overall Recovery Plan

We are currently testing DB2 Recovery Expert and our analysis is showing that we can have a very large Recovery Plan that includes objects that may not need reeovery. This might be due to the fact that Recovery Expert is analyzing the DB2 Catalog ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Provide an additional output DD for Recovery Plan messages that cause Plan create failures

We are testing Recovery Expert and as part of our POC one of our batch runs produced an extremely large amount of output in the ARYEXPLN DD (over 139,500 lines). The job ended with a RC=8 and an indication that a Recovery Plan could not be created...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release