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Enable db2 to use SVCENAME only as a resync port, not allowing connections to this port

We expect that credentials are properly secured on the network. Db2 LUW will allow part of these credentials to be not properly secured in certain situations. Due to this, we need to convert all of our connections to be SSL connections. But in the...
5 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

IBM DB Python Driver: Support for wheels and smaller module

It would be great to have some form of binary distribution of this Db2 driver for Python. It would simplify building Docker containers and help reducing the container size and setup time.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Future consideration

Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version

Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

XML type support in Db2 stored procedure debugger

XML data type is not supported in Db2 stored procedure debugger in Data Studio or Visual Studio add-in. We are developing our support for SEPA and ISO 20022 projects using Db2 z/OS native stored procedures. They both heavily depend on XML. It woul...
8 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/db2-db2-server-tcpip-port-numbers For Db2 Version 11.5.5 or older, the ports used are 60000 and higher. For example, ports 60006 - 60011 would be ...
10 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Need to support inplace reorg on partitioned table with global indexes

This is critical in a 2 sense; 1) Performance The customer has many range-partitioned table with global indexes and most of them left unreorganized because INPLACE REORG on Inplace reorg on range-partitioned table with a global index is not suppor...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Lighter Weight db2fodc -hang

Db2 Support often asks customers to collect db2fodc -hang to investigate hang issues. This is an heavyweight command that causes severe impact to customers' workload. We need a lighter weight db2fodc -hang command that allows users to input an app...
7 months ago in Db2 1 Future consideration

Provide Backup Size Info In History FIle

Db2 LUW Doesn't provide Backup Image Size that was taken . Please add this info to history file along with location of backup image
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

Backup retention up-to 7 years

For databases that require long-term retention of backups for audit purposes, allow for 7 years of retention for database backups. In terms of restore, we expect to restore only from the same Db2 version and the older files are only for audit purp...
2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration

IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types DATETIME

Hi, we are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. Currently using the Net5.IBM.Data.Db2 driver connecting through the DRDA protocol.For DATETIME data types we are having trouble searching. A simple query is throwing the excepti...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration