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Add support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 with Db2 11.1

Our Linux team has already moved all our Linux platforms, with the exception of Db2 platforms, from SLES version 12 to 15. As there is no actual Db2 version that supports SLES 15, the concerned platforms cannot be upgraded.
about 3 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...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under 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...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

IBM Data Server Runtime Client on Mac OS?

Given the increase in Mac users, having the DB2 client available on the Mac would be prudent.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

/tmp space requirement

We've run into stuff like this before. I think a lot of these requirements are from the purescale side, but they are being applied to all systems We address the /tmp space requirement a while back so that it is a warning now (although it still cau...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

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

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...
almost 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...
about 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

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
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration