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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Change Management - copy then modify previously saved dialog

We are a new user of the IBM tools. I'd like the ability to copy the existing saved dialog and then modify it (change environments). If there is an existing way to do this or workaround let me know. Editing the dataset "user.ADMIN.SAVEDLGS" isn't ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Embed IFF-File into WSL

We run the Compare on an integration test system and transport the created workstatement list in Converted format (action_convert_to_read_wsl = 'Y' ) to each target system. There, we make any necessary adjustments, e.g. to the schema or the databa...
9 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Control DEFER YES/NO based on type of index

Provide mask to control the DEFER setting based on the UNIQUERULE(SYSINDEXES) of the index (either via REXX or standalone). Currently the REXX won’t handle this because the Db2 catalog row sent to masking is the SYSINDEXPART row which doesn’t cont...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for runstats profiles

Enhance the Administration tool when accessing objects via the system catalog, table info. When using the RP(runstats profiles) at the table level it shows just a portion of the data in the profile_text column from the SYSIBM.SYSTABLES_PROFILES. E...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

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

Db2 Admin Tool - issue regenerate view after table column alter

After altering a table column referenced by a view an alter regenerate view should be issued as best practice. IBM Db2 Admin Tool does not issue the regenerate view command currently and we believe it should. After discussing with Db2 Support and ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Add ability to edit and copy/paste in ignores and excludes as there is for masks.

The compare masks screen has functionality to edit (panelid ADB2C21 and option E goes to ADB2EDIT). Within edit session, I can copy and then swap to another screen which has another environment mask open then paste, make changes, and save. All sav...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Change to 'Active DB2 Systems' panel

When viewing the DB2 Tools Launchpad and the list of tools installed, enter '?' for a list of active SSIDs. The list that returns includes all DB2 Systems by name, but only the descriptions of the subsystems that match entries in the currently...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 4 Not under consideration

Templates for AUTO REORG functionality in ADBTEP2 program

We are executing a worklist and with following options in the input stream, we can change 2 templates (ADBREORG and ADBCOPY) but not others (ADBPUNCH and ADBDISC) : ADMIN REORG TEMPLATE ADBREORG ... ADMIN COPY TEMPLATE ADBCOPY ... But we would li...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 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...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration