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Status Future consideration
Workspace Db2
Components Serviceability
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 30, 2020

db2start of a running instance should reload/restart configuration without interruption of current sessions

Sometimes dbm configuration changes are not active immediately and require a full instance restart. E.g.

  • adding an SSL port and config

  • updates of the db catalog

  • changes in SYS*_GROUP

  • ...

It would be great, if a db2start command is issued while the instance is already running, the db2start code does not only emit "SQL1026N The database manager is already active", but also start any newly configured port listener, refresh the db catalog, etc. as long as it is non-disruptive.

A related, but too different idea is

Needed by Date Mar 31, 2021
  • Guest
    Jan 15, 2021

    Add an option to the db2start command:

    db2start -reload