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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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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

Allow generated utilities to operate on a listdef rather than individual steps

If we generate a utility such as copy against a list of objects then the resulting job, or jobs, are generated with one step per object. This makes the JCL unwieldly and serialises the run.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Move DISRT into primary command and remove 10 object foreground limit

There are various pain points: Here is a scenario. I wish to identify tablespaces that are in a restricted state and either repair them or start them access force. I get a list of tablespaces which are normally created by listing the tables in a s...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Remove messages such as Grant(source): Grantor=CONTROLM Grantee:DB2DEVGP (Not propagated) from the Compare Report. Compare Report should only list what is going be changed.

The Grant message clutters the report and should only reflect what is changing and not the obvious: Compare table source(CHIC.CAN_MRN_CMP_INF_CMC) and target(LOAD.CAN_MRN_CMP_INF_CMC) No changes to Table Grant(source): Grantor=CONTROLM Grantee:DB2...
over 1 year 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

Need to modify jobcards related to the Db2 system

Our special challenge: We are using the SCHENV parameter in the JCL to route the job to the right LPAR. Currently we include a note in the jobcards and every user has to change the variable: ==MSG> DB2 Admin: EDIT generated JCL ==MSG> 000001...
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

Adding an exclude at the parent object such as TS, all dependent objects should be excluded without entering them

Currently to exclude an object such as TS, all dependent objects such as TB, VW, IX must entered also. This is extremely time consuming
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enable drop of more than one foreign key at a time

I want to drop 2 foreign keys on a table. I type the 'AL' line command next to the table and go to panel ADB21TA. I choose DROP FOREIGN KEY and go to panel ADB21TAH. I put a '?' in the Constraint field and go to panel ADB21TRI. In my example I hav...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Position the cursor on the command line on panel ADB2PST@

I want to rebind more than 20 packages, so I am directed to panel ADB2PST@. If the fields Work statement list dsn ===> Work statement list name ===> are empty, the cursor gets positioned in the first field. When those fields are populate...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration