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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Provide "SQL Reference" product manual for DVM

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, DVM does not provide "SQL Reference" kind of product manual which describes SQL syntax rules supported by DVM. Somebody said it is because DVM is co...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Apply Copybook when defining Db2 for z/OS virtual table

(This IDEA item was written based on a customer requirement revealed in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, customer cannot apply COBOL copybook (assembler DSECT, PL/I DCL statements, etc. also) when defining DBMS (RDBMS) virtual table includi...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

External bind files for Db2 LUW

Currently creating package binds for Db2 z/OS is completely separated from the DVM subsystem. I can roll out the packages to all Db2 z/OS subsystems before any DVM subsystems are created. For Db2 LUW, in order to install the binds, I must first ...
over 1 year ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Utilize IMS Dynamic Allocation Library for IMS Direct access

Currently DVM requires that RECON datasets be utilized for IMS Direct access. RECON datasets are not used in our test environments since DBRC is not enabled. The same information can be pulled from the dynamic allocation libraries, which are typ...
almost 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Allow DVM to access alternative credentials from a RACF or ICSF repository instead of using global variables

We would like for DVM to be able to seamlessly access RACF in order to retrieve alternative credentials for users that are accessing data behind LDAP security. The current solution is to use AVZDRATH utility to create the alternative credential...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered

Ability for DVM subsystem started task ID use an alternative ID when connecting to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.)

The ID that we use to run DVM is not able to connect to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.) via password, passticket, etc. During startup, DVM attempts to connect to these systems in order to collect metadata. These connections fail, which cau...
about 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 2 Delivered

Studio enhancement to add a "Validate SQL" action in the right-click context menu for the SQL Editor

This would be similar to the current "Execute SQL" action, except a SQL on one or more selected statements would be performed, and the results would be written to the SQL Messages tab (success or SQL Exception).
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Delivered

Japanese translation of user interfaces

For Japanese customers, Japanese translation of user interfaces, such as messages, help texts, GUI and CUI panels are required in addition to product manuals.For example, Japanese translation of the following components, are needed; - GUI (graphic...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Delivered