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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Restart Admin Tool Execution Job without processing previously failed binds

We often expect binds to fail as part of a admin tool execution job. On restart we would like an option to be able to restart from the failed point without rerunning the previously failed commands.
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Out of date rebind listings in admin tool implementation and backout jobs

We request a new feature that would ensure the rebind listings were up to date at the point of execution e.g. dynamically check at run time for relevant packages with a bind date AFTER the analysis timestamp, generating a "missing binds" step to run.
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

implementation of a “ADMIN ALTER TABLE TB1 INSERT COLUMN C AFTER B” functionality

AHA request for Db2 Administration Tool We are using another vendors DB2 database management solution and have developed a fully automated batch process which propagates DDL changes to many DB2 for z/OS DB2 systems. Our application developers use ...
5 months 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

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

An enhancement to Object Compare

Our main user of Object Compare is having a problem using the product
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future 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

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

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.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support or warn of null (linklisted) DB2 STEPLIB and RUNLIB

DB2 Admin Tool customization via IBM TCz (IBM Tools Customizer for z/OS) requires the user to specify both the ‘DB2 load libraries’ and the ‘DB2 run library’ for each DB2 subsystem. There is no 'option' to specify: 1) A single set of libraries for...
3 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review