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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Allow generated utilities to operate on a listdef rather than individual steps

If we generate a utility such as copy against a list of objects then the resulting job, or jobs, are generated with one step per object. This makes the JCL unwieldly and serialises the run.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Show Packages Subject to REBIND In IBM Change Management When Comparing Objects Using Db2 Object Comparison Tool

When comparing databases between subsystems using the DB2 OBJECT COMPARISON TOOL, the compare is registered in IBM CHANGE MANAGEMENT. In IBM CM on the ADB2C11 panel, you're able to view the registered changes and then utilize the ST (Statements) l...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Provide an interface to manage System Profiles

System profiles were introduced as long ago as DB2 9, and have been successively enhanced in every release since then. They provide a range of capabilities, including setting ZPARMs at a more granular level, production modelling in test systems, m...

Support for Bind avoidance when using Enterprise Cobol with co-processor

The basic idea of Bind Avoidance is to exchange the consistency token in the executing code from the current version to the previous which means that no package bind will be necessary. Traditionally the Db2 pre-compiler has been used to pre-proce...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow for BIND with APREUSE(ERROR) in Changes

Allow for BIND with APREUSE(ERROR) in Changes
6 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Integrating DCLGEN with Db2 Admin tool

Hi Team, Our Customer was using BMC for Db2 tool and they wanted to move to IBM tools, specially Db2 Admin tool as a replacement for BMC. Earlier, with BMC, they had a interface of DCLGEN integrated with BMC. Currently, in IBM Admin tool (V12.1), ...
3 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Import and Export the masks, ignores, excludes used in a change

We should be able to create the change in one environment and then export those options from the source and import them into the target to do the same change there.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

GOC - ADD PARTITION ENDING AT ('2021-02-10-23.59.59.999999'); generating TS drop/create instead of an alter

DB2 V12 allows ADD PARTITION ENDING AT ('2021-02-10-23.59.59.999999'); to be materialized with an Alter. GOC is using old DB2 rules which drop/create TS.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow multiple deletes of change statements

In comparing databases from one environment to another there is likely a list of changes we do not want to apply yet for a variety of reasons. The resulting compare creates a change ID. The tool allows us to delete these statements. However, the p...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

SEL Prototype to include HIDDEN columns

Contents of Hidden columns can only be viewed by explcitly naming them in a SELECT statement. There is no problem with this but there are times when I want to a) know that a column is hidden from the column panel ADB21TC b) issue a SELECT that wil...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration