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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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Restart Admin Tool Execution Job without processing previously failed binds

We often expect binds to fail as part of a admin tool execution job. On restart we would like an option to be able to restart from the failed point without rerunning the previously failed commands.
7 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Out of date rebind listings in admin tool implementation and backout jobs

We request a new feature that would ensure the rebind listings were up to date at the point of execution e.g. dynamically check at run time for relevant packages with a bind date AFTER the analysis timestamp, generating a "missing binds" step to run.
7 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

implementation of a “ADMIN ALTER TABLE TB1 INSERT COLUMN C AFTER B” functionality

AHA request for Db2 Administration Tool We are using another vendors DB2 database management solution and have developed a fully automated batch process which propagates DDL changes to many DB2 for z/OS DB2 systems. Our application developers use ...
7 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

An enhancement to Object Compare

Our main user of Object Compare is having a problem using the product
7 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improve MAKEPBR functionality

When using the MAKEPBR command to convert a classic partitioned tablespace to a UTS Partition by Range tablespace, the generated job may not actually materialize the new PBR tablespace because the Admin Tool does not force the generated REORG util...
11 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Generate a reorg for the history table when doing an add column on the base table (STT)

I’m going to add a column to two tables that are “connected” through versioning (STT).This is what I (or the tool) should do: ALTER TABLE MY.BASETAB ADD NEW_COLUMN DECIMAL(5, 3) NOT NULL; REORG TABLESPACE MYDB.BASETS REORG TABLESPACE MYDB.HISTTS T...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Have GEN and DDL generate Implicit objects but have them commented out for future use if needed

A Case was opened with IBM for GOC batch. Support could never recreate it using the DDL which was provided. It was later found out that this DB had implicit objects. The implicit objects in the DDL member provided were never generated. I am purpos...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Ability to arrange columns

Db2 Admin provides a lot of columns in the panels with the possibility to scroll left and right.On some panels like "Information from SYSIBM.SYSCOPY" ADB21I the for me important information like ICTYPE is on the 6th right page, far away from the f...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Generate DDL for implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces

Today Admin tool cannot really handle implicitly created XML tables and tablespaces very well. It's very obscure to really understand what parameters were used when creating the table or if they differ from the source table. Using OCT via GOCCMDDF...
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