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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Components Serviceability
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 10, 2015

de-cluttering of db2diag.log(RIMS)

[This requirement originates from JPMC EDW/RTC group] The db2diag.log is an extremely useful reference for both customers and db2support persons. We are able to identify milestones events, find errors, and gather clues to their issues, all before engaging DB2 Support. Over the past few releases, the db2diag.log has become cluttered with informational messages (even at diaglvl 3) which makes examining the db2diag.log for milestones and clues very very difficult if not impossible. For example, in v10, this HADR message litterally clutters the db2diag.log 2013-02-08-00.10.22.845483-300 I3432132512A534 LEVEL: Info PID : 7864458 TID : 10966 PROC : db2sysc 0 INSTANCE: vpcinp01 NODE : 000 HOSTNAME: cto2a191n1.svr.us.jpmchase.net EDUID : 10966 EDUNAME: db2lfr.0 (VPCDB) 0 FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, data protection services, sqlplfrFMRefreshXhdr, probe:5233 DATA #1 : LFR Scan Num = 80721764 LFR Scan Caller's EDUID = 22791 Refreshing Xhdr for log S0002480.LOG with page count of 499984 and extent size of 499984 The purpose of this requirement is to generate visibility/change within the DB2 Development teams to use precaution when adding db2diag.log entries: use diaglvl 4 when possible, be aware of repetitious entries, be user friendly. Alternately, if the db2diag.log is to be used as an ibm-internal mechanism, then this requirement is to add more value to the notify .nfy log file. Currently the notify .nfy log file is not useful to customers or support persons.