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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 16, 2021

DSN1COPY support for XML data in all cases

DSN1COPY does not currently supports XML table restore on another DB2 subsystem or in the case of a dropped XML tablespace. This lack can be easily bypassed by an UNLOAD / RELOAD in the case of a copy to another DB2 subsystem. But in the event of an accidental or malicious DROP of a production XML tablespace, it can be very problematic for rebuilding that tablespace. This is why I am asking for the enhancement so that the DSN1COPY also supports XML tablespaces in all cases, and not only when restoring to the same existing tablespace on the same DB2 subsystem
Needed By Quarter
  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Sep 6, 2022

    Dear Patrick, Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. The Db2 for z/OS team has provided the following feedback for you:

    Implementing the requested solution by allowing DSN1COPY of XML tablespaces to a different Db2 environment is not under consideration due to other dependencies within the Db2 environment. Products such as IBM Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS supports dropped object recovery, including XML.


    The Db2 for z/OS Team