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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...
7 months ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Support NetApp StorageGrid

Company is migrating object storage from EMC ECS to NetApp StorageGrid.
about 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 2 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 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Allow Multi-Key Deletes from Parent Tables

Optim Data Growth currently has a restriction in place to disallow using a multi-key delete strategy on a Parent table. If you attempt to delete more than one key at a time, Optim will issue a severe warning code and then default the key limit to ...
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Browse archived DDL

Extend browse archive file utility to browse archived DDL (tables, indexes, views, stored procedures).
over 2 years 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 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation run WITHOUT ADMIN RIGHTS

Infosphere Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation to run without needing Admin Rights on the windows.Installation with Admin Rights is ok, but the product needs to be able to run WITHOUT Admin Rights. IBM Software RFE Community: View reques...
over 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 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 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Provision summary report on data archival processing

An enhancement or a new menu is needed in Optim to generate and show a report on archival and deletion processing summary so far OR based on some filters. Below is the business case. Requirement: Customers have been using the Optim based arch...
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Optim Installation support for the IBM Packaging Utility

Use case:Deliver Mass Automated Deployment of Optim to End User Workstations Business justification:This RFE will help enable the Optim Archive to pass HSBC security standards in order to make it solution to be used in a self service basis.
almost 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration