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Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc)

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In db2look, for mimic stats, option to include commit each X sentences

In order to mimic an environment, the stats are extracted via db2look, and then inserted a regular execution of the generate file.The problem is that the generated updates could be easily more than 15000 sentences and it has two issues:If executed...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

For Modify Utility, enhance to allow selecting SYSCOPY rows by TYPE (full, incremental) and DSN pattern (DBP.DB2.ICWKY*), Modify should also delete rows where there are no media.

Incrementals are only kept 14 days, Full IC are kept 30 days, DSN pattern DBP.DB2.ICWKY* are kept 30 days. Current Modify does not support deleting the SYSCOPY rows. All are kept 30 days.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2cfexp lacks SSL configuration data

db2cfexp is a very valuable tool to save and maybe restore configuration data.I noticed, db2cfexp is not exporting SSL configuration and hence cannot restore it.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2val should allow to receive credencial as parameters

The db2val command cannot check databases when using a external security plugin like Centrify. In this case, this command should allow to specify the user and password to connect to a database.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Db2 load ALLOW READ ACCESS support for column organized table

Currently, if a db2 load is happening on a column organized table, users are NOT able to read the data from same table until the load is finished. It's inconvenience for the customer and its users in their daily operation. Thus, the customer wants...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2look with -printdbcfg must support parameters with "automatic" value

To clone a database and all its objects IBM recommend to use the db2look utility. If you use the -printdbcfg to clone the db configuration too the db2look utility generate the parameter values in the update commands but without the "automatic" va...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Add db2move option to read/write compressed files

Sometimes during a migration diskspace runs low. It would be great to have an option for db2move, which reads/writes files compressed or pipe it through gzip/bz2/... This would lead to a storage reduction during migrations of roughly 80% plus red...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2look should offer an option to sort the generated objects

When generating db2look in different server, databases, configuration, the order is not the same (probably because the creation order was different) and it is difficult to compare objects in different databases.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Allow REPAIR CATALOG on indexes to reset version numbers

In Db2 Cloning Tool, index version mismatches cause indexes to be rebuilt on the target rather than using the physical copy. Some of these indexes are very large. Corrective measures would be to drop and recreate the index on the source which woul...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Diag Lookup Tool

Provide a tool on IBM Support that show a better explanation of the message on db2diag.log according to the message. Some db2diag messages are difficult to understand.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration