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Created on Nov 1, 2021

Improve MAKEPBR functionality

When using the MAKEPBR command to convert a classic partitioned tablespace to a UTS Partition by Range tablespace, the generated job may not actually materialize the new PBR tablespace because the Admin Tool does not force the generated REORG utility to be SHRLEVEL CHANGE with FASTSWITCH YES.

If the user does not change the default value of "NO" in the "Use utility options" line on panel ADBPALT to "YES", the Admin Tool will generate a job which will, in turn, generate an APPLY job with a SHRLEVEL NONE Reorg. The resulting REORG will run successfully, however it will not actually result in the tablespace being converted to a UTS PBR, which is what the user is trying to accomplish.

The Admin Tool should recognize this condition and automatically take the user to the Utility Options panel so that the user can specify the proper SHRLEVEL CHANGE Reorg parameters so that the tablespace will actually be converted to a PBR.

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    Chris Pomasl
    Nov 3, 2023

    Thank you for submitting this Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS enhancement request. We have reviewed this request and believed it was a good candidate for the Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS product and have implemented it.
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    We appreciate your input to the Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS development team. We hope that you will continue to submit enhancement suggestions for improvements as customer feedback is a key component to shaping the future direction of Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS.


    The Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS Team