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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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Restart of redirected recover

It should be possible to restart redirected recover in the same manner as you can restart the standard recover utility. When running redirected recover of a large group of tables, it is a waste of time to have to restart if an error is encountered...
5 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration


We would like to add feature to the CHECK UTILITY to support list of tabelspaces that are in CHECK-PENDING status to be checked. In a case we have some tables in CHECK-PENDING status and the tables have RI we need to know the connection between th...
about 4 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Allow Template to populate output datasets such as PUNCHDDN to utilize PDSE's

If I use a listdef for an unload utility, I am forced to create a separate dataset for each tablespace in the listdef for PUNCHDDN's Template. I am requesting the ability to specify a PDSE in the PUNCHDDN and each tablespace would create a like na...
6 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow Semicolon as COLDEL using LOAD

Hello! We have to LOAD a very large delimited file into a DB2 for zOS Table! The file comes from another organization and is deliverd to many companies! It uses ';' X'5E' as column delimiter and it is not possible to edit the file, because it is &...
7 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Is a defect

Force generation of IGNOREFIELDS YES

Need the ability to be able to generate IGNOREFIELDS YES. In some cases we load into UAT environments where the new column is not there yet
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

MODIFY with DELETEDS and DSN not cataloged printing message as ERROR... and completing with RC4. Should be WARNING instead of ERROR.

Reviewing the output, it is concerning seeing a message with ERROR in the text. DSNU1323I ERROR DELETING IMAGE COPY DATA SET FOR object-type.object-qualifier.object-name DSNUM part-number DSN=dataset-name This is not an ERROR but a fact of...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Db2 data page validation

Db2 broken data page was copied by Image Copy Utility, which rendered image copy unusable. Check Page option was not sufficient to detect broken page. Mitigation doesn't exist. Data are lost. Proposal: Create separate tool and/or enhanced Copy ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Parameter on RECOVER utility to override UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC

We want to be able to use the new DSNZPARM UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC but are not comfortable doing it as it prevents us from performing recover of a table. We don't understand why UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC applies to recover as there is no choice whether we w...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

LOAD utility support for removable media / TAPE for WORKDDN, SYSUT1 and SORTOUT

"... The LOAD utility WORKDDN data sets, SYSUT1 and SORTOUT, are multi-use datasets. When a very large table is loaded, it is sometimes necessary to use a tape device for these datasets. The problem is if error or discard processing is invoked, th...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow COPY with Templates to pick TAPE or DASD based on RTS

We are creating intraday Image Copy jobs that may contain a mix of small and large tables. We use Templates and Include/Exclude to determine which objects should go to TAPE and which should go to DASD. The threshold for what determines large or sm...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists