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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 17, 2019

Copy profiles seamlessly across DB2 subsystems on different LPARs

The export/import functionality in the DB2 Automation Tool can be used to seamlessly copy object, exception, utility, or job profiles from one DB2 subsystem to another as long as both the source and target subsystems are running on the same LPAR. However, this process does not work in this same manner if the source and target DB2 subsystems are running on different LPARs. In this case all source profiles must be exported to data sets on the source, FTPed to the target LPAR, and imported from these datasets on the target subsystem.

Test and Production DB2 subsystems are almost always running on separate LPARs, and this would enhancement would make it much easier to copy Automation Tool profiles from a pre-production DB2 subsystem to a production DB2 subsystem.

The ability to access remote DB2 subsystems currently exists in other DB2 Tools, such as the DB2 Administration Tool.

Needed by Date Jun 30, 2020