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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 3, 2017

automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000.

We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
  • Guest
    Jun 22, 2020


    I agree in implementing this.. but we need to have control over it.. So a db-parameter or some other kind of management will be needed..

    ---> AGREE

    there are cases and cases when this is not desirable.

    ---> Changing this would effect the Veritas VCS DB2 UDB agent , which works very well with DB2 as you specify StartUpOpt = START, StartUpOpt = ACTIVATEDB to control db2 start behaviour . You typical set Veritas DB2 UDB agent to StartUpOpt = START not to activate the db2 database in db2 dpf environment , and then manual ACTIVATEDB or via vcs controlled script that is actioned when all db2 partitions have been started.

  • Guest
    May 5, 2020

    I agree in implementing this.. but we need to have control over it.. So a db-parameter or some other kind of management will be needed..

    there are cases and cases when this is not desirable.

  • Guest
    Jan 14, 2020

    Starting (db2start) and activating (db2 activate db) all databases in an instance after system reboot only setting a parameter would be so great and save time spending in scripting these things for different OS.

  • Guest
    Jul 5, 2019

    Why not having an external script run by DB2 when the starting process has completed in which we could add all the commands, like "db2 activate db xx".

    This would require no additional parameter and would provide a broader facility to start things after DB2 initialization is done.

  • Guest
    Jun 28, 2019

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  • Guest
    Apr 13, 2019

    Having a DB parameter telling the instance to activate it automatically as soon as instance starts woulds be nice!