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Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS

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Allow connections to db2 luw databases to use SSL

Our company is in the middle of implementing an 'in-flight data encryption' for all database activity that requires SSL use. Other IBM products such as IBM Data Studio and Data Server Manager allow for connections to databases using SSL jdbc drive...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 6 Future consideration

Rebuild Index for Redirected Recovery based on TARGET environment

A Redirect Recovery was done from one db2 subsystem to another. The jobs all completed successfully, however when the application started to run, they received a 00C90206 - "Inconsistent data" error. It turns out our target environment had two add...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Priorities of application profiles should be honored by application group when doing recovery

When combining several application profiles with differenct priorities into an application group, these should be taken into account when a recovery plan is executed so that the objects in the highest prioritised profile are reovered first.Today t...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Enhancements for Fast Apply

We are new to IBM Fast Apply and have been using a competitor product. With IBM we are experiencing some pain points and the tool is frankly not up to standards with what we purchased. HIGH priority!
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

EXTFILE size needs to be in TCz

The size of the EXTFILE is actually hard coded in the skeleton. Other than reducing the scan range (currently 3 and 7 hrs), we can recommend updating the skeleton. For the transaction scan, you can edit SARYSLIB members ARYINBX (currently line 90)...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Recover of freed packages

We would like to be able to recover freed packages. One of our clients always performs bind from a temporary library to avoid cluttering. This means it can require some investigation to find the correct DBRMs, especially if a lot of package were ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

RTO and object details on ongoing recovery

We need to be able to predict how long time a recovery will take, and follow how long time is left as the recovery is going on. We also need to have an overview of which objects are unrecoverable, or if recovery has failed for other reasons.
about 3 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Allow Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS to display the status of HSM

Since Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS makes extensive use of DFHSM it would be useful to view the current status of HSM from within RE. Questions such as: Is HSM operational? Have previous offloads been completed? Are there any issues with HSM before...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 2 Not under consideration