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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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ADB27C panel constraint/primary key column flag

On the ADB27C panel, give the user a facility (or let them know upfront) whether any columns are part of a constraint, index or anything that requires “extra work” (e.g. Having to use UP,DP to update, etc.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Prevent entry of duplicate line in MASK and EXCLUDE

Currently MASK and EXCLUDE allows for duplicate lines to be added. ADM only uses the first line and ignores any duplicate lines even though some non-key data can be different. This can introduce errors for the user if it is not noticed there is du...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ADB25 - LISTDEF and TEMPLATE tables should be part of the system and not be allow to have DBA decide on the names

Currently DBA can create tables for LISTDEF and TEMPLATES. This can cause each DBA to have a copy of their own table, backup issues since they are created in the temp DB. These tables should be created within DBADMIN. The feature to create them ad...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for SQL, DDL, DML syntax checking

Add enhancement to syntax check SQL, DDL, DML before execution. Recently attended presentation of Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS and it has a 'Smart Editor' which performed these checks. I asked about it and was told it is using macros from the DB...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

GOCCM compare/import process: verification mask messages are missing in the ADBMSGS-file

The ADBMSGS-file should be the consolidated source for all messages of the GOCCM import/compare process. This is not the case for messages that are issued due to verification mask entries. These messages are only available in the VALOUT file but t...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Option to Ignore Column Order in Object Comparison

Object Comparison should allow you to ignore the column order when comparing tables. Columns can be added to tables in different order between Test and Production databases. As long as the column definitions match, you should be able to ignore dif...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

When Base and LOB are being reorged in parallel, STACK should be NO

Currently, GOC is taking the value of STACK from the TEMPLATE. If it is YES, the REORG abends. This needs to be changed to NO when BASE and LOB are being reorged in parallel
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Generate rebind package commands for all packages selected with 'RB' and '=' sign on panel ADB21K

On panel ADB21K, I type 'RB' next to a package and '=' against another package. I hit Enter and am taken to panel ADB21KR for the 1st package. I make no changes so hit Enter. I am taken to panel ADB2PSTM, where I choose option 1 and hit Enter. The...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under 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

Tool needs to have memory of the object searched

If I go into view the catalog object. Let's say environment UNIT for table XYZ then back out to switch environments the tool should remember what I searched on last. Or even better be able to switch Db2 groups on the search panel and not have to g...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release