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Created by Guest
Created on May 5, 2022

Provide an interface to manage System Profiles

System profiles were introduced as long ago as DB2 9, and have been successively enhanced in every release since then. They provide a range of capabilities, including setting ZPARMs at a more granular level, production modelling in test systems, managing application-specific behaviour , setting global variables, directing DDF applications to particular collections. This is managed by 2 tables and 2 history tables requiring DML to maintain. The use of profiles has and is becoming well used and a key utilised component of Db2. V13 is adding even more capability . What would be desirable is a user friendly interface to view, manage active profiles along and create new profiles. Currently tools like TBEDIT or other SQL tools are used but have at your fingertips a quick link to reflect current active profiles .
  • Guest
    May 6, 2022

    Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. Profile Table support will be available in Db2 Admin Tool v13.1 on May 27, 2022 with the following capabilities:

    • Managing Db2 profile tables from Db2 Admin Tool includes the ability to view, create, update, start, and stop profiles and view their history as well as to view, create, and update attributes and view their history.

    • Supporting profile table enhancements introduced in Db2 13 function levels 500 and 501.

    For more on Db2 Admin Tool v13.1, check out the Db2 Tools RFA:


Db2 Admin tool and Db2 profile RFE 125445

Merged Db2 Admin tool should provide an interface to issue Db2 commands on profile and to maintain the specific tables and to display the output tables Use Case We want ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1