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Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS

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Temporal Base Table SQLOUT INSERTS have generate always columns as part of the insert

The timestamp columns supporting temporal should not be part of the INSERT. Also anytime a generate always column is excluded as it should have been in this run, columns must be added to the INSERT statement. --UNDO SQL FOR SUBSYSTEM: DAA1 --L...
11 months ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Add Ability to Pick/Choose Which "Warnings" Are Considered Fatal VS Acceptable

We would like to be able to pick and choose which LAT warnings are acceptable vs which require additional attention. Today, all warnings will generate a return code 4; however, some warnings (like ALAA061W) will completely eliminate a tablespace f...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add Ability to Specify Archive Datasets as Input for LAT Scan

A user will run a scan to create an archive file, or several scans over time, each creating a file. When he wants to revisit these, he has found he is only able to specify the start and end times in his window. It seems that LAT will read through ...
6 months ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Support reporting against tables with a clone

The tool currently does not support reporting on tables if they have a clone table defined on them. The job ends with a code of 8 and message - ALAA506E-Base/Clone tables not supported This means that we cannot run a summary or detail report agai...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Fast Apply - allow ALA@FSP to pass work to DSNTEP4 if unable to process query

We use IBM Fast Apply (program = ALA@FSP) to apply SQL statements we have generated (not coming from LAT as any undo/redo activity). The tool cannot handle everything that is supported by DSNTEP4. So, thought is to have it push the work to DSNETP4...
3 months ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Under review

How can the objects be reported on when doing a QUIET TIME report using CORRID.

Using Quiet Time to recover objects for a CORRID. The report only has the available quiet times, but not the objects that were updated and need to be recovered. Need to run a summary report to get the objects.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Option to print only changed Columns

We have tables with a large number columns. In the detailed report there are always the complete row images (all columns) printed which makes it hard to see the differences. There are signs in the column name header (#, !, -) that indicate a chang...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Db2log Analysis Tool - Privileged Escalation

The ACEE modification detection of RACF recognized ACEE manipulation - PRIVILEGED attribute - in Db2log Analysis Tool in batch job - MSG IRR421I.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Change LAT data sets prefex

The default data set prefix is the current TSO user ID. This makes it hard to list all LAT data sets as there is no common element in the qualifier. If the prefix is changed (e.g. to USER.ALA) then it is easy to list the data sets, but in case of ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support for creating DB2 Load Data Sets in RECFM=VBS Format with embedded LOB data

DB2 LAT to support creation of load files in RECFM=VBS with embedded LOB/XML data. DB2 LAT supports log processing to create load files for tables with LOB/XML columns. At present DB2 LAT only allows LOB/XML columns to be extracted into PDS or PDS...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration