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Status Planned for future release
Components Q Replication for Z
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 15, 2019

ASNCLP to support a VALIDATE(NO) option

When creating new replication configurations ASNCLP checks the existence of MQ Queues, qmaps, tables, etc. When deploying to production, we need to have pre-prepared and tested the implementation scripts. However, because ASNCLP validates that the required objects exists we need to make multiple changes in order to deploy a new qmap and subscriptions - the first to create the queues and the Qmap, and then another to create the subscriptions. 

Being able to make a single change will reduce time to market and also the overheads associated with deploying a new subscriptions.

New Subscription definitions occur on a reasonably regular basis - maybe once or twice a month.

Needed by Date Jan 31, 2020