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Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS

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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...
17 days ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Submitted

Allow use of the REUSE keyword on basic/non-advanced recovery plans

When the DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS generates basic recovery plans for one or more tablespaces, it currently provides no provision in non-advanced recovery plans for the user to specify whether the REUSE keyword should be used in the generation/...
5 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Load file which can be used in LOAD RESUME YES for REDO records

When generating REDO SQLs for a transaction recovery scenario an option to generate a load file (to be used in LOAD RESUME YES) containing the REDO record will be nice to have where there were a lot of records to apply say millions and the users u...
6 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Issue a warning or a report where a table or objects can be included in more than 1 profile

Since an application recovery profiles can cover multiple db2 objects e.g. say 20 tables, the same table can qualify for the object pattern in more than 1 application profile. when in a mass recovery scenario the first application profile will run...
8 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Functionality already exists

Enhancement for DB2 z/OS database backup/recovery

BUSINESS REQUIREMENT Database Recovery is probably the most critical area for DBAs and Application Support teams. As important as new features and performance are, Recovery is absolutely crucial – Production data loss is unacceptable, long databas...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Record recovery events in SYSCOPY

I did a recovery using Recovery Expert but no entries were populated into SYSCOPY. This is a gap for record keeping and audit purposes.
about 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Record recovery in SYSCOPY

When using Recovery Expert, I am noticing it doesn't record an entry into SYSIBM.SYSCOPY.
about 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release