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Generate SW ID Tag for Trial Installs

Activating a license with db2licm generates a SW ID Tag, which can then be recognized by an ILMT software scan for license reporting.Currently a trial edition is not generating a SW ID Tag, so they cannot be discovered by LMT.As it is important fo...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

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...
11 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future 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
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Modify uninstallSAM to allow for forced removal

Unsuccessful use of uninstallSAM to remove TSAMP component RPMs after disk storage loss/corruption of path /usr/sbin/rsct
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Stop requiring Db2 to be run in a --privileged container

Using the ibmcom_db2 docker image, even when adding a license to it, or installing licensed Db2 to a container based on a supported O/S requires running in a docker container with the --privileged switch. This is not a good practice and cannot be ...
6 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future 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...
10 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Extend the configuration control statements for Db2-supplied routines for program DSNTRIN with APPLCOMPAT a

Program DSNTRIN give the ability to pass some configuration control statement for DB2-supplied-routines as per the doc: Configuration control statements for Db2-supplied routines Configuration control statements supply the basic input for the DSNT...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Update TSAMP License when Db2 License Aplied

On Linux and Unix enviornments you have the ability to install the Db2 Server by installing the latest fix pak and then applying the license file from the Activation download. Unfortunately, when we just did the fix pak install fo Db2 11.1.5.4 and...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

mcfaee Activate

Mcafee is all in one security provider for your everyday computing needs. It can be your daily use Andriod device or your fancy iOS device. Really being among the best security platforms where you can buy products at reliable prices. This is reall...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 2 Future consideration

db2iupgrade and db2ckupgrade should work with external security plugin like Centrify

When having a security plugin like Centrify, to authenticate local and AD users, the commands for upgrade do not work, even if explicitly credentials are provided. It is necessary to remove the Centrify configuration, then upgrade, and finally put...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration