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Application status change time is not available in any mon_get_* table functions

In snap admin views, users could see STATUS_CHANGE_TIME column for the application which was helpful in determining when exactly the application changed it status when investigating performance issues. This would help users to estimate or know how...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Warning error code for Db2 tablespace architecture limit

If Db2 tablespace reaches architecture limit of 90%, then there should be a Warning Message write into db2diag.log, so that before it is reaching 100% of Db2 tablespace architecture limit, this can be fixed. Now we are monitoring through a S...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 2 Not under consideration

reduce I/O activity to /etc/services upon each connect

Using filemon, we see 191 accesses to /etc/services for each Connect statement. It seems this file should only be accessed once or twice. This has been verified by IBM personnel with ticket TS001677150.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

event monitor tables (activity/actitivtystmt/activitymetrics) should support range partitioning

event monitor tables do not support range partitioning. In addition, you can not create expression based indexes on them. This makes them more difficult to manage and query. create event monitor wlm_activity_mon for activitieswrite to table activi...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Display row stats ( rows_read, rows_written, tq_rows_sent, tq_rows_recv) for each sub-section in MON_GET_AGENT

Currently, there is no equivalent of getting row level information ( TQ_ROWS_SENT/RECV, Rows Read, Rows written ) for each agent running within a sub-section which was readily available in snap_get_subsection or db2 get snapshot for application ag...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Provide better hang information

In the case of a hang, we only have the material for root-cause analysis if we were able to collect db2fodc information before the system became fully unusable. A small moving window of such information written out to disk on a regular basis would...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

lock event monitor runs under first-connection-user

lock event monitor takes authID in the database (e.g. as seen via list applications views) of:The first user that connects to the database.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement regarding the .ftok file and the DB2 instance.

I will suggest the following:1. Let Db2 log a simple message 'The .ftok file is missing, last seen ' when the instance started.2. Also, suggest to execute ~/sqllib/bin/db2ftok or go ahead and execute it
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

MON_GET_CONNECTION is lacking CODEPAGE of connection

A 3rd party application connects to Db2 and we get SQL0302. The 3rd party vendor figures out, it is a double conversion to UTF-8One of the most valuable debugging informations was the codepage of the connection to the database, which is available ...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

db2mtrk not reporting all of memory used

I would like to suggest an update in the documentation. A comment in the db2mtrk page saying that db2mtrk will not report all the memory elements as db2pd -dptnmem.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration