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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2020

Sequence Object "end of range" Alert

We recently had a Production application fail because a Db2 sequence object reached the end of its range unexpectedly. This caused our web users to be unable to logon for a short period of time.

DBAs are implementing external tooling to monitor sequence objects and alert for end-of-range conditions, but management is also asking whether an Operations alerting capacity exists.

I would like to see sequence objects able to send alerts to the Db2 MSTR log when they are in danger of reaching the top-end of their range, so DBAs can be alerted to investigate and confer with application groups.

This would provide us with an "early warning" when an out-of-values condition is about to emerge and allow us to act proactively.

Needed by Date Nov 23, 2020