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Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS

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Diff function for produce log records after VSAM files are REPROed

Many customers are using IDCAM REPRO to update/replace the whole VSAM file during a nightly batch job. The repro operation does not create records in the logstream. As a result, user has to perform REFRESH to resynchronize the target database. Som...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

Log updates replicated by CFC1 writer tasks to the target file's logreplicate logstream

If an application owner asks if you can verify when or if a specific update was replicated to the target site, there isn't any diagnostic information available to confirm if/when the update was replicated, since the updates applied via a CFC1 writ...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Delivered

Provide attributes in conflict for message CECD1029E

Message CECD1029E only tells you that the attributes for the VSAM data set are different on the source and target servers. It doesn't tell you WHICH attribute it finds to be mis-matched. It would be more helpful in troubleshooting issues to know w...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Delivered

Restart Latency event within IIDR EIF

Add event to filter and trigger on Restart Latency.
over 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

NMI enhancement

add Restart Latency value to the NMI data captured in the target server.
over 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

Enhance DELETE control statement to allow "older than xx" option.

The idea is to allow another option on the delete statement. Currently it accepts Start time and End time. I would like to see a 3rd option of "older than xx", where xx could be 10 days or whatever value is specified. This would allow a scheduled ...
over 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 2 Delivered