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Support Db2 on Red Hat OpenShift

Customers at the TAB meeting in Malta asked if/when Db2 support for Red Hat OpenShift will be available. With the IBM acquisition of Red Hat, support for OpenShift will become more and more important.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under 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

Make it simple to setup SSL connectivity

There must be something that can be done within Db2's installation/configuration steps to make it easy for users to enable SSL connections - as easy as it is to set up non-SSL connections (or as easy as typing "https://" in a browser window). This...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version

Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

we need a DB2-Client for Windows to install in a Environment in which Shortnames deactivate

We install the DB2-Client in a Windows Enterprise Environment in which the Shortname is disabled. This generate a error and the DB2 Client was not install. Now we need a Client which install in that environment (Shortname disabled).
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Incompatible platform variation of Db2 software

Our mission-critical system on the IBM i 7.1 has been in operation. But we are promoting the project that upgrades our IBM i 7.1 to i 7.3, because of software withdrawal and support discontinuance.So that also DBMS become upgrade to Db2 for i V7R3...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Method for downgrading FixPack level of Db2 pureScale

In order to downgrade FP level of pureScale, uninstall the product, re-install and recovery from backup are needed.This is time consuming and cannot be done online.Customer want some easy FP fallback method.Most customer plan to FP upgrade with so...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Removing the need for local OS users for installing and using DB2

DB2 Database needs 2 local OS users, db2inst1 and db2fenc1. Can this dependency be removed?
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under 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

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...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration