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Encryption utility for RSP files

Goal: create RSP (response) file to install Db2 LUW on multiple systems, but allow for customization of the password for the instance owner without having to go through the GUI installer for each, and avoid displaying the password in plain text in...
9 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

What part of Db2 still requires 32-bit support?

While talking with Keri Romanufa at IDUG Philadelphia I was asked to enter this as an RFE to be checked on.During a Db2 LUW installation for pureScale on a 64-bit machine, which will have only(!) 64-bit executables, a lot of 32-bit libraries are r...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

db2diag installation for UNIX Db2 clients

If you are looking for connection errors of an UNIX Db2 client, you will find that db2diag is missing.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

IBM should consider releasing Db2 database software as an RPM

We currently create our own RPMs from the database software downloaded from Passport Advantage. This is time consuming and can be eliminated by having IBM package and distribute their software as an RPM for easier consumption like other DBMS vendo...
7 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Provide checksums for Fixpacks

From a security perspective it would be very helpful to be able to validate that the code downloaded from FixCentral is correct and has not been tampered with (or corrupted during download). Please publish md5 or sha2 checksums for Fixpack downloa...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW: Db2 utility to back up and restore the permissions and ownership values of Db2 files/directories

Requesting Rproduct improvement for Db2 Linux, Unix and Windows. Problem description: This RFE solves a problem or deficiency within an IBM database product, Db2 Linux, Unix and Windows. The problem is that users (with authority) mistakenly change...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

DB2 instance to be greater than 8 characters

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Provide an Open-Source Repository for the Db2 Docker Image Build Scripts/Files

I have been using the Db2 image from Docker Hub to test Db2 11.5. This has been an invaluable option to quickly get an instance up and running, so we can test the new features. However, I have run into some issues with the image. One such (minor!...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Functionality already exists

Add a way to pre-encrypt db2 user password before adding it in response file to do db2 silent install.

We are OEM customer to provider our user Db2+Cognos installation, we're using db2 silent install with a response file, for now, there is no way (no tools, no command) to encrypt a plain db2 user password so that we can add this encrypted password ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade / Security 0 Not under consideration

Explain product names in installer

When installing, a name like CONSV o RTCL are not clear for people entering into the world of Db2. These names should be explained in from of them, like CONSV - Db2 Connect for zOS o i RTLN - Data server runtime client
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration