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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 12, 2023

REORG Option to set Return Code for drain failure or deadline

At present we have to manually intervene every time a REORG fails with a DRAIN FAIL or DEADLINE hit, because the job finishes with RC8.
However, these scenarios are both common and expected BAU situations - so we would like to handle them automatically via the use of return codes.



Specifically, we would like to be able to choose the return code as a custom value, e.g. RC6.

Our aim to to reduce the overhead of managing these type of REORG "failures".

Needed By Quarter
  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Jan 14, 2023

    Dear Richard, Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. The Db2 for z/OS Utilities team reviewed it and will continue to gauge interest in this type of function for consideration in the future. In the meantime, as there are no plans to provide this in the near future, this is being marked as not under consideration.

    We have tagged it to revisit this again in 2023.


    The Db2 for z/OS Utilities Team