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Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS

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Need enhancement in product to be able to have entry fields to be able to specify for NPSI objects CARDF limit to select partitions, such as only reorg up to 100M rows using RTS LASTREORGTIME

Had to develop REXX code to prune the 7B row NPSI TS to 100M row per execution. Product should handle this.
about 2 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

HAA$JOPT support REXX for USER Exit Names

Reorging of TS with NPSI in the maintenance window causes increase elapsed time and shortage of DASD. Need the capability in HAA eliminate partitions over a certain row amount. We use 100M. Using this the reorgs do not abend. Each week the next se...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Delete profiles using a batch job instead of doing it thru the panels

ADP has approx 40 environments. So to cleanup profiles that aren't being used is a very labor instensive .
over 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Detect like-named objects and convert to non-part objects on current SSID

Object Profile contained some like-named objects that were added to the profile when they were Partitioned and now they are no longer Partitioned. This would require us to update the Object Profile for those objects and resubmit the job.
7 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add Support for BLKSZLIM keyword of TEMPLATE utility

Using the Large Block Interface provided by z/OS, the performance of the Db2 COPY utility can be greatly improved when image copy data sets are created on tape. The Db2 Automation Tool does not currently allow the user to specify the BLKSZLIM keyw...
9 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

HAA - HAA$UMOD - Modify Statistics should have it's own AGE. Currently it uses the MODIFY RECOVERY AGE.

The MODIFY STATISTICS needs to be retained longer than the MODIFY RECOVERY. Would have to do 2 Utility Actions to accomplish this.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Enhance Tooll to be able add the Unload Utility and HPU

Have a process to unload test data and load it to another environment. Currently each database has 1 job where the elapsed time is very long. It would be great to have the tool load balance this over multiple jobs.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Option required for creating additional Catalog indexes as COPY YES or COPY NO

The Automaton Tool provides DDL to create additional indexes on selected Catalog tables. At present the DDL used for the various indexes is inconsistent, with some being created as COPY YES and some as COPY NO. A better option would be to standard...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improve user interface for Exception profiles

DB2 Automation Tool - Need to improve the interface for the exception profiles. 1) We would like to be able to document the profiles in more detail than is allowed in 1 line. 2) We need the ability to control the ANDing and ORing of the conditions...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Apply Global Filters across multiple inbaskets

On Product Business Automation Workflow->Case Client/User Desktop: Login to Case Client, go to an inbasket and apply a filter by selecting from multiple filters. As a manger(and user role), I have access to 15 inbaskets. All these inbaskets hav...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration