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Optim to make use of REST API / S3 protocol instead CIFS protocol

The problem statement is below: OPTIM is unable the read any archive file from HCP device (cifs protocol used) and this has become more frequent for the past two weeks. The archive file written locally can be retrieved without any IO Error. The Op...
9 months ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Optim Db2 LUW - LOAD support in IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table.

Optim does not support to perform a LOAD process using IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table. Note that IXF is a more robust/compact format to exchange data between Db2 databases. See cases: TS003467645 and TS003290043 (two d...
over 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

OPTIM ODM should support secure ciphers

As documented in: IBM® Optim Connect Optim Connect Server User Guide and Reference Version 5.3.3 Daemon Security Tab - Encryption methods: "Indicates the encryption method used to send information across the network. The default is an asterisk (*)...
about 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Support NetApp StorageGrid

Company is migrating object storage from EMC ECS to NetApp StorageGrid.
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 2 Future consideration

Support of Windows Server 2019 for Optim Client

We have Optim Archive working with 2012 but will be upgrading all Windows servers to 2019.
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Run SQL queries having joins on the tables

We use the Relational Archive Facility in IBM's InfoSphere Optim z/OS Solution to archive and then purge the data. We have created Access Definitions (AD) and each AD has a set of tables with SQL WHERE clause for some of them for extracting the da...
over 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 6 Future consideration

Abililty for Optim to archive Oracle 12.1 data types UROWID & SQL_PLAN_TABLE_TYPE

We recently had a database that had these 2 Oracle 12 datatypes. We had to mark these tables out of scope: UROWID & SQL_PLAN_TABLE_TYPE
over 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Optim audit tables retaining too much data

In the table Optim_Audit_Records, I see 1-2 records per archive/extract/insert. This appears to have started in Nov 2017 about when installed optim 11.3. Yet we have Optim Auditing turned off. So it appears that maybe Optim 11.3 started putting re...
over 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

We need to create nicknames for ODM data source from db2 federation server using JDBC driver. It is failing if the ODM data source table has indexes. ODBC driver can handle this situation, but not with JDBC driver. Please make this function available.

We need to create nicknames for ODM data source from db2 federation server using JDBC driver. It is failing if the ODM data source table has indexes. ODBC driver can handle this situation, but not with JDBC driver. Please make this function availa...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

We need to create nicknames for ODM data source from db2 federation server using JDBC driver. It is failing if the ODM data source table has indexes. ODBC driver can handle this situation, but not with JDBC driver. Please make this function available.

We need to create nicknames for ODM data source from db2 federation server using JDBC driver. It is failing if the ODM data source table has indexes. ODBC driver can handle this situation, but not with JDBC driver. Please make this function availa...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration