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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2015

display warning message when db2iupdt changes instance type.(RIMS)

Currently, the -k option of db2iupdt can be used to retain the current instance type during instance update. However, since the '-k' option is not default behaviour, if customer forgets to specify it the instance will change to default ese type. (My customer was burned by this recently, as they use WSE instances and this was overwritten by an ESE instance because they forgot the -k option). We need to display a warning message when db2iupdt changes the instance type.