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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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needs a quick detection solution about a connection loss without depending on TCP/IP

Please refer to the PMR 11064,69G,760.----------------------------------------Customer would like to detect a connection loss when HEARTBEATTIMEOUT=3M (3 minutes) is expired without depending on TCP/IP when the target server running LPAR is down.B...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Improve Error Descriptions

Improve Error Descriptions Current error message are very generic and it is hard to understand what exactly the failure is looking at the logs Improve on the error reporting for users to understand the error without enabling traces to understand t...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Reduce Severity on U0456 ABEND for CDC Server

Whenever an apply PSB is unavailable, IMS throws a U0456 ABEND, the subscription errors out, and CDC turns of persistency for the subscription . According to IBM CDC Level 2 support, this is expected functionality. They recommend an RFE be created...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

InfoSphere Data Replication for VSAM - request to remove the need of CICS

In some banking customers, OLTP server is pure IMS. They mix the use of IMS DB and VSAM files. The complete GDPS A-A solution need to replicate DB and VSAM to site 2. However, current VSAM replication need CICS been start in site 2 to apply change...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Maintain/display target/apply replication I/O statistics for each Resource Map of a Subscription

It is necessary at times to confirm how many adds/updates/deletes have been applied/replicated to a target Resource Map "RM" of a Subscription. The apply process should maintain these replicated I/O statistics on the apply side at the RM level as ...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Customer needs a new function that can easily compare source and target.

My customer is using IIDR for IMS for z/OS.(all DEDB)They need a new function that can easily compare source DB and target DB.As an alternative, there is a way to compare both unload data, but there are two problems.- Both unloads must be executed...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC for IMS - Enhanced Z/OS monitoring ability

When conducting CDC for IMS Publishing to MQ we are able to start an online trace in the Classic Data Architecht tool which provides ud with multiple information among others the ability to see if the CDC for IMS Capture task is keeping up pace wi...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Add additional retry logic when there is a tape volume that is unavailable

Add additional retry logic to better recover from an I/O error while reading a block from an IMS log when there is a tape volume that is unavailable during change stream connect processing. (1)SalesForce Case TS002782852 - DRISRP - Intern...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Journal Field for to identify transaction which updated the record

We are looking for following fields in management console journal fields which can help us identify who updated the record information :- First Priority - &JOB (This is must have field for all update/delete/insert operation on the record - It ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 1 Planned for future release

Support IMS Unload file of Refresh

Ongoing project is planning to do initial DB construction using the Refresh function of CCDC to CDC. There are many View definitions in the CCDC, the logical table becomes over 800, and we want to improve the overall throughput . Specifically, we'...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration