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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2021

Support reporting against tables with a clone

The tool currently does not support reporting on tables if they have a clone table defined on them.

The job ends with a code of 8 and message -

ALAA506E-Base/Clone tables not supported

This means that we cannot run a summary or detail report against the base table.

We have a requirement to produce a daily detail report of activity by certain users or plans against the Production schema. This is effectively an audit of those users.

In the job, we specify -






As it stands, the job fails because the tool doesn't support tables with clones defined on them.

As a workaround, we therefore have to add -


TABLE NAME =Table_with_clone%



We are therefore unable to produce a report that show whether certain users or plans have done any update activity on the base table. We do not have a requirement to report on any activity for certain users against the clone.

Needed by Date May 11, 2021
  • Admin
    Chris Pomasl
    Aug 18, 2023

    Thank you for submitting this Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS enhancement request. We have reviewed this request and believed it was a good candidate for the Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS product and have implemented it.

    We appreciate your input to the Db2 Log Analysis 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 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS.


    The Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS Team

  • Guest
    Oct 5, 2021

    In our environment we need ALA support on CLONE tables for AUDIT reasons as well as for providing last resort recovery.