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Get available VM count value from cyclecloud provider for resource connector templates using badmin rc view -c templates command

It would be useful if quota from the Azure backend is completely used, LSF admins can easily check if VMs are available in the quota from Azure.
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

DSNZPARM to disable MODIFY option DELETEDS - compliance issue

It should be possible to disable the option for deleting physical datasets along with modifying recovery information for a tablespace, as in MODIFY RECOVERY TABLESPACE XXXXXX.XXXXXXXX DSNUM ALL DELETE AGE(32) DELETEDS There is increasingly more ...
23 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted

Have LSF Handle ZOMBI job searching using either BTREE or HASH ALGO's

Large number of ZOMBI jobs can impact very large clusters operations resulting in high backlogs and additional lost job status. Improving the ZOMBI search algorithm from Linear Search to BTREE or HASH would reduce this impact.
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Enhance the Support Tool to be able to remove ZOMBI jobs and create a log of exec hosts and pgids that need to be cleaned

We had an issue where LSF could not keep up with dispatch due to high numbers of ZOMBI jobs. We would like the ability to shut down LSF and clean up the ZOMBI jobs via a Database repair to accelerate the time-to-restore of the LSF clusters.
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Make Queue Open/Close/Act/Inact 'all' Requests a single event

We recently had a serious issue that required us to close/inact all of our queues, and then perform a database repair using the IBM support tool. However, when we started LSF, all but one of the queues was Open/Act again. This was due to the suppo...
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Make the TCP Backlog for the MBATCH and MBATCHD Query Port Configurable for Large Clusters

We have been monitoring the TCP backlogs for LIM, MBD, and the Query port for some time, and there are periods where the MBD query port becomes overloaded resulting in a higher than expected count of UNKNOWN and sometimes eventually ZOMBI jobs, an...
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add db2mq support to db2u

As an aside the categories for ideas should include db2u or containers etc. You should add db2mq support to the db2u operator and db2 shift.
23 days ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

Support Db2mq

A number of sites use db2mq in their on-prem db2 warehouse solutions. When they go to look at db2 warehouse on cloud as a migration path the support is not present and it removes this option for them.
23 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Warehouse on Cloud 0 Submitted

Portworks DR for CP for Data 4.5

Portworks DR was completely supported for CP for Data 3.5. It is necessary to keep this option in CP' scope. Recall that we have customers that are still using it, we don't have to take out Portworks. The most critical case is BAC. They are the l...
24 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release

REST-API calls with searchpath as alternative to StoreID

To view at the REST-API as a future replacement for our SDK implementation the first what is not practical is that it is not possible to call most of the interfaces with the searchpath parameter but only with StoreID. We would like to request that...
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted