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QMF for z/OS

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Need an APAR to fix the version mismatch in QMF V12.2

Hello Team, After the QMF v12.2 upgrade still the Home screen of the QMF tool shows as V12.1 only. When I checked with GSD team they said that IBM Labs had decided to keep the FMIDs of both the products same. Because of this we are not able to see...
2 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Future consideration

TLS 1.3 Support

Hi QMF Team!TLS 1.3 Support is being a key to increase more and more Security. According to IBM CISO at January of 2024 will be a requirement. Reference:
3 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Prevent underscores in column names from causing line breaks in headings

We have column names that consists of underscores as part of the name. After submitting a query using QMF, the reported output generates column headings that treat those underscores as line breaks. Provide an option to preserve the names on one li...
3 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Under review

Set APPLICATION_NAME and CLIENT_APPLNAME property on QMF tool level to easily identify QMF tool database connection

I have downloaded fresh new version of QMF for Workstation v13.1 on Windows 10. This issue is also present in previous versions, so not a regression on latest version. 1. Start QMF tool. 2. Connect to any Db2 database. I have connected to Db2 v11....
4 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0

QMF should provide enhanced error messages in case of Proc failure

This is required for debugging the procs for any failures. QMF object causing the failure along with line number should be included in the error message .
7 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0

QMF EE for websphere Edit menu to have copy, paste, replace feature

QMF EE for websphere when editing a query, edit menu is grayed out which lets copy, paste, find and replace text within a query. Currently, the workaround is use keyboard short cuts.
about 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Setting APPLCOMPAT at BIND of QMF packages

We apply service to QMF for TSO. That includes running DSQ1BPKG to bind packages. All packages are bound with APPLCOMPAT(V11R1) although we have set DSNZPARM APPLCOMPAT=V12R1M504. The APPLCOMAT parameter for the BIND is set by DSQ1BPKO and there ...
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Add 'WITHOUT CURSOR HOLD' bind option

We have occasionally seen timeouts against DB2 catalog tables that trace back to long running threads from QMF for Workstation that are running WITH CURSOR HOLD
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Add support form Snowflake

Currently Snowflake has about 16% of the market share for cloud databases. Two or three customers have requested support for it.
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Capture Error messages in JavaScript Procs

QMF REXX PMR TS007495199 Correct lack of TSO functionalist enhancement with handling messages: “Ability in a converted REXX proc (to JavaScript) to capture error messages and allow a user to write them to a table for future study”. (enable capturi...
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 3 Future consideration