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Status Under review
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 9, 2022

User ID metrics Consistency across several monitor interfaces

User Id identification metrics are not consistent across different monitoring interfaces.

Db2 offers different metrics to identify the end user.




The same 3 metrics should be available in ALL places where the user identification is important !

Examples, but not restricted to the views bellow:

  • Monitor-> Applications-> Top Consumer (only session auth-id is available)

When viewing details for a particular metric, same thing;

  • Monitor -> Applications-> Utilities: There is NONE ! all 3 user-ids is missing.

  • Monitor -> Throughput -> Connections: This one is the best, all 4 metrics are available (including client-accounting) .

  • Monitor -> Statement -> in-Flight executions: again only 1 column is available "User ID" .

Besides the lack of presence of such metrics on related view, where they should appear, there is a naming consistency issue as well.

Let's take this last view as example, the column is just named "User ID" , but what exactly metric this information comes from ? System-Auth-Id, Session-Auth-ID, Client User ID, or Client accounting ?

Regardless where and whenever a metric is used/present, it's name should be consistent.

Needed By Quarter