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Add onconfig parameter to limit TLS ciphers used.

Add onconfig parameter to limit TLS ciphers used. Perhaps called SSL_CIPHERSPECS Similar to DB2 parameter ssl_cipherspecs
about 6 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Attribute in crosstab table in a dashboard

It would be nice to be able to display attributes of a dimension alongside with the dimension itself. Currently we can only display either the element or one of the attributes, but not dimension + attributes.
about 11 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Format the SQL statement under TSO/ISPF

Db2 Query Monitor has 2 interfaces, TSO/ISPF and Consolidation and Analysis Engine(CAE). Under the CAE, also known as the Web Client, the SQL statement being displayed is formatted. However, this is not the case for TSO. Here’s an example: DECLARE...
about 13 hours ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Submitted

Access to SQL Performance Analyzer from CAE (Web Client)

If you use Db2 Query Monitor on TSO/ISPF and your company owns Db2 SQL Performance Analyzer(SQL PA), you can call SQL PA to “explain” the access path for the query. And, optionally, perform what-if analysis. Let’s have the same functionality for t...
about 13 hours ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Submitted

badmin appclose/appopen for maintenance of a specific application

For maintenance reasons it would be helpful to close/open applications for dispatching like for queues and hosts by the command badmin qclose/qopen and badmin hclose/hopen respectively.
about 13 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow Db2 ESAF interface with IMS to use PSB in place of loadmodule

Currently when a thread is created between IMS->Db2 the Db2 ESAF exit uses the Load module name to link to a plan name of the same name (or another name if using RTT load module). In a test environment there may be a scenario where several diff...
about 14 hours ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Define AI Assistant 'Assumptions' or Defaults for when a user doesn't give context to a natural language query

When a user enters a natural language question, they may not give the full context to the question. Our data warehouse fact tables have upto 20 dimension tables. When a user asks a question they would typically only supply a few dimensions in the ...
about 16 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / AI/Smarts 0 Submitted

Request to have a Trash/Bin Option/Area inside a Project or Catalog

Having a Bin/Trash Section/Area inside a Project or Catalog can be really helpful. If unfortunately, if any one deletes the Connection or asset’s or any other inside a project or Catalog, we can restore them very quickly without any impact. Real-t...
about 19 hours ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Under review

Display index partitions like Tablespace partitions because of RPN conversion

We have converted Tablespaces to RPN with also the possibility to alter the DSSIZE of indexes per partition. So it would be nice to see those DSSIZE per partition within ADBL as you see by Tablespaces (see attachment) instead of take a look in all...
about 19 hours ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

Q-Capture (on LUW) supports to use a dedicated MQ publish thread to perform all IBM MQ operations...

Currently, there is "parallel_mqthread" && "mqthread_bufsz" parameters, but it only used on z/OS. Cx hopes these features can support on LUW as well, which can specify whether the Q Capture program should use a separate thread to publish m...