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Ability to link DVM subsystem with z/OS Connect Service Provider in Preferences
Within DVM Studio, we are able to add multiple z/OS Connect Service Providers in the preferences section. When refreshing or executing the web services, the top entry is always used. If DVM cannot dynamically determine which z/OS Connect server is...
Allow DVM Studio to prompt for workspace at startup
Typically, Eclipse-based products will prompt the user for a workspace when the application is launched. DVM Studio, however, uses or creates dvm_workspace automatically. If a user wants to test a new version of Studio without the risk of the work...
Allow for a single DVM subsystem to connect to multiple IMS subsystems.
Currently DBCTL access to IMS requires that an IMSID be provided in the DVM configuration file. This parameter is limited to a single value and therefore a DVM subsystem must be created for each IMS subsystem. In a single test environment, we coul...
Allow a DVM access method that will prompt the user for a password when accessing JGate resources
Data sources that are accessed via JGate will have a non-RACF security mechanism. We will use ICSF rules to map application ID's and User Groups to the appropriate credentials for accessing JGate, but we cannot use this same approach for individua...
Enable instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index (non-root)
Per IBM instances of a virtual table using a PSB/PCB using a PROCSEQ to use an alternate index are only supported for indexes on the ROOT segment. This severely impacts performance for DVM access to IMS data which performs well via IMS using secon...
Support for AES_256 ciphers in DVM Studio secure connections
Currently with DVM Studio v1.1.53 it is not possible to establish a secure TLSv1.2 connection to the z/OS DVM server using AES_256 ciphers. Attempts to connect securely using an AES_256 cipher result in the following error: An error occurred while...
With DVM studio, it's possible of delete the virtuals tables but the time of delete is long. Sometimes I need to drop multiple virtual tables and this operation it’s not possible with studio (I wait one hour). Can you create an option to delete th...
NEVER fall back to IMS DBCTL when SQL is not eligible for IMS Direct
We have a requirement to restrict access to IMS Direct only. Users should not have access to IMS Online. In DVM when an SQL is not eligible for IMS Direct DVM directs the SQL to IMS Online despite IMS Online not being enabled in DVM. There is no o...
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