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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 19, 2019

To have a feature to update multiple ETLs at once thru DataStage designer interface

The idea is to have an additional tool or feature to allow multiple updates of similar changes to ETLs at once. This has to be done through DataStage interface. As IBM support has confirmed, 'there is no supported way of doing it' currently.

Currently we have to manually update the ETL one by one even though the change across multiple ETLs is the same. (e.g. adding a new field or deleting a new field. )

Another possibility is to export the ETLs into .dsx files then update the codes through by means of scripting. Then importing back those .dsx files again. But this method can be erroneous and tedious too as you also need to know the DataStage codes inside out.

Needed by Date Nov 1, 2019
  • Admin
    Beate Porst
    Nov 7, 2019

    We have something along the line in our roadmap.

    Will set it to future consideration