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Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS

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Db2 Archive Tables Are Not Available for Selection in Recovery Expert

When using the GUI to display a list of tables under a schema used for Db2 Archive Transparency tables, none of the archive tables are shown. (In my case, only the LOB tables that are associated with the archive tables were displayed.) It seems co...
11 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Explanation of Pre-selected Recovery Plans

It is unclear to the user of RE as to why certain recovery plans are pre-selected when generating a recovery plan for an object. There needs to be a clear explanation as to why certain recovery plans automatically pre-selected by RE when using opt...
11 months ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

consistent jcl member names via online and Batch facility

There are 2 options to generate JCL for a recovery plan for an application profile: online interface and via batch. The JCL naming convention for both the options are different. Online interface generated JCL members say 20 jobs are all generated ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Generate Recover instead of Rebuild for COPY YES Indexes when using Redirected Recovery for Indexes defined as COPY YES

Scenario: Redirected Recovery for TS and TB with COPY YES indexes Recovery Expert generates Rebuild index DSNUTILB cards even for indexes which are defined as COPY YES and have a valid copy that can be used in a Recover statement. IBM recover util...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Eliminate display limit when exploding application profiles

We recently had a need to use the Recovery Expert to recover all objects (tablespaces and indexes) in a database with a large number of objects in it. There are about 540 tables and just over 1000 indexes in the database. I created an application ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Improve cursor positioning on panel ARYGMSQT

I set up a redirected recover profile. I want to do object translations and am directed to panel ARYGMSQT, the Object Translation screen. The 'I'nsert line command is already in place when this screen is presented. I hit Enter to add the first tra...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Enhancement request for #JC1 job

This is an enhancement request for the *#JC1 job. As currently designed, if any step within the job were to fail, the job continues executing the subsequent steps. As a result (during a DR situation), ALL steps would re-executed once the issue is ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 2 Delivered

Enhancement request for #JC1 job

This is an enhancement request for the *#JC1 job. As currently designed, if any step within the job were to fail, the job continues executing the subsequent steps. As a result (during a DR situation), ALL steps would re-executed once the issue is ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

utility that allows us to convert from Timestamp to LRSN

It's a client need
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered

Display Login screen with LPAR before show Db2 ssid

1./ Show the Login screen with User_id, Password and LPARs/sysplexes. - User provide User_Id/Password and specific LPAR_id. - (Please see the same concept of Query Monitor) if a login is successful (a user is authorized at this LPAR), show list of...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Delivered