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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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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

Classic CDC to Support column-level CodePage selection

I work at a financial institution where we process mainframe information in EBCDIC CodePage 037, 838, 930 and 937.Currently we plan to work around a CodePage limitation by generating four separate subscriptions; one for each EBCDIC CodePage we wan...
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

ICFS SQLCODE-401 for Graphic colomn

Classic Federation Server for z/OS V11.1SELECT ... WHERE COL1='dbcs' got SQLCODE-401.DB2 allows 'dbcs' as well as G'dbcs' for GRAPHIC literal, but CFS does not.
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: support mixed case commands

Support mixed case commands. For example, issuing the following MVS command results in everything but the 'setlogpos.servertime' being uppercased while the quoted part remains lower case: f ima#cdc,set,repl,all,'setlogpos,servertime=2017-03-29-18....
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Is a defect

IMS Rep: maintain/reset error status for subscriptions

There have been times when a subscription had an error that resulted in the subscription stopping, but also resulted in the started task crashing. When automation restarts the task, the errored subscription is now in an "inactive" status, in spite...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

Need the ability to define default values for data exception handling

This is for Classic CDC for z/OS V11.3. Currently, replication will fail if it hits a data exception error such as blanks in a numeric field. We do not want replication to end on this type of scenario. There is a parameter, CSDATAVALIDATEACT that ...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Allow CECD0015E to inform user where error was found

CECD0015E error message is cryptic at best. It does not allow the customer (user) to make any determination as to the cause of the error or the ability to fix the error. In order to currently fix the error, the user MUST contact IBM with JESLOG an...
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

Classic CDC changes for IMS RFE 102607

Request required changes to classic change data capture for IMS to reflect changes to IMS RFE 102607.
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration