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Enable XLSX format for FastMap Export

FastMap supports XLSX format for importing data, but export currently only supports XLS format. Customers are starting to deprecate XLS, and need a way to also configure the OpenPages export to use XLSX format. Alternatively they need to disable t...
3 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Platform Features 1 Under review

Increase Simple String text fields max character limit beyond 4000

Currently, text area fields have a character limit of only 4,000 which is insufficient for many use cases. Users are restricted to only have 4000 characters and have raise their concerns that this is not enough. We need an ability to allow adminis...
about 8 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / Solutions 1 Under review

ADB2GEN: generate DDL for hidden ROWID columns

We have several tables that contain LOB columns and thus also a generated rowid column. If an extra column is added, it will be placed at the end. If we now generate DDL for a table with a LOB column via ADB2GEN, then the generated rowid column is...
17 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Ability to configure which fields are available for quick search in FLV/Grid View Search box

Currently, in a main menu FLV/Grid view Search box, you can enter a letter from the name of an enumerated field, for example, S for Status and a list of matching enumerated fields (that are in the view currently) is displayed where you can select ...
5 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 1 Under review

Implicit Tablespaces for conversion of multi-table tablespaces to UTS PBG

When converting multi-table tablespaces to universal tablespaces with new command ALTER TABLESPACE MOVE TABLE you need to create a new tablespace for each table explicitely before you can use the command. It would be very nice if the ALTER TABLESP...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

UTF8 conversion problem - EBCDIC

Message UTF-8 => After conversion in EBCDIC EBCDIC_STR('Hi, my name is Андрей (Andrei)'); => Hi, my name is \0410\043D\0434\0440\0435\0439 (Andrei) But for the character � (UTF-8 replacement character) the function returns the value X'3F' in...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Increase messaging detail after STOP Db2 to provide shutdown status information.

As Db2 continues to allow more and more capacity in a single subsystem - larger bufferpools, more open datasets, etc - the time to shut down Db2 continues to increase. Operational staff has complained repeatedly that they cannot tell whether Db2 i...
11 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

For Dynamic Plan Stability, Only store the actual SQL statement in STMTTEXT column

While reviewing the SQL statements in SYSDYNQRY.STMTTEXT column, extra characters are added to the end of the SQL. This requires extra processing when comparing to the REAL SQL-text. In some cases, but not all, a compare like the following is need...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 z/OS - Message id - DSNJ110E - Additional alerts for active log monitoring and highlighted new message id when DB2 logging was suspended

We had a major incident due to suspended logging for one of the critical customer. One of the critical production DB2 subsystem logging was suspended , caused by stalled archive log offloading process due to insufficient storage space on archive...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review