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Updates to DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS V3.2 User's Guide

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Abstract

Updates that apply to DB2® Recovery Expert for z/OS® V3.2 User's Guide (SC27-4569-00)

Content

The most recent update is listed first.




Update 12
Date of change: August 2016
Topic: APAR PI65848
Change description: The fast reverse restore parameter (FCRR) can now be specified in a system restore job that uses flash copy on space efficient devices. See the following PDF for details:
APAR_PI65848_system_restore_FCFRR_keyword.pdfAPAR_PI65848_system_restore_FCFRR_keyword.pdf




Update 11
Date of change: August 2016
Topic: APAR PI65118
Change description: The ALLOW_SHARED_TARGET_VOLUMES parameter description now notes that the relationship between space efficient target and source volumes is broken after the system backup is offloaded. See the following PDF for details:
APAR_PI65118_SLB_break_space_relationship.pdfAPAR_PI65118_SLB_break_space_relationship.pdf



Update 10
Date of change: July 2016
Topic: APAR PI56483
Change description: This update adds a new section to Setting up your environment prior to customization in Chapter 3: Preparing to customize DB2 Recovery Expert. The new section describes migrating the DB2 Recovery Expert schema level repository from DB2 11 NFM to a DB2 12 NFM.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
Migrate_V11_to_V12.pdfMigrate_V11_to_V12.pdf



Update 9
Date of change: July 2016
Topic: APAR PI50227
Change description: This update adds several new sections to Chapter 10 Recovering database objects. The new sections describe creating application profiles and generating recovery plans using the batch utilities.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY_Batch_Utilities.pdfARY_Batch_Utilities.pdf



Update 8
Date of change: July 2016
Topic: ARY-6430/5771/6326/6038/6301
Change description: Updates address the following issues:
  • Setting up a DB2 subsystem with multiple data sharing members
  • Describing the TCP/IP Stack Name TCz customization parameter
  • Note regarding image copies created from a system level backup that are not in page order
  • Note regarding moved VTOC as a result of FlashCopy processing
  • Note regarding unallocating all MVS user catalogs used by DB2 before performing a system restore

The following PDF file contains detailed descriptions of the changes:
Misc_Updates_ARY-5771_6430_6326_6038.pdfMisc_Updates_ARY-5771_6430_6326_6038.pdf



Update 7
Date of change: March 2016
Topic: PI29868/ARY5268
Change description: This update adds two new sections that describe the tasks necessary if you are migrating from DB2 V9 to V10 CM or DB2 V10 to V11 CM.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - PMR49481&ARY5268.pdfARY32 - PMR49481&ARY5268.pdf



Update 6
Date of change: March 2016
Topic: PTF UI35790 (APAR PI50472, +PI53108, +PI56265)
Change description: The section that describes the TCz parameters has been updated to include the latest revisions and additions including the TCz parameter Task list dataset name.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - UI35790.pdfARY32 - UI35790.pdf



Update 5
Date of change: March 2016
Topic: PMR66366/PMR39784
Change description: A new chapter which describes the tasks that can be performed from the Administration menu of the ISPF interface will be added to the DB2 Recovery Expert User Guide. A new section titled Removing Records from the DB2 Recovery Expert Schema Level Repository (SLR) will be added to the new chapter. In addition, the Registering DB2 subsystems section will describe the Redirected Recovery parameters.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - PMR66366&PMR39784.pdfARY32 - PMR66366&PMR39784.pdf



Update 4
Date of change: March 2016
Topic: PMR49481
Change description: Add information about the DB2 Recovery Expert Product Control File (PCF) including what fields are updated using Tools Customizer and what fields can be updated using the ISPF interface.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - PMR49481_p2.pdfARY32 - PMR49481_p2.pdf



Update 4
Date of change: February 2016
Topic: PMR49481
Change description: This update describes how to access the Server and Agent Configuration Files; updates the description of the Use SSL product parameter; and updates Chapter 5 Administering client, server, and agent communications to correct parameter name references.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - PMR49481.pdfARY32 - PMR49481.pdf



Update 3
Date of change: February 2016
Topic: APAR: AI49711/A149726
Change description: Documentation for the Include RI related objects option and the allow LOAD from FIC recreated tables recovery option have been added.

The following PDF file contains a detailed description of the changes:
ARY32 - AI49711&A149726.pdfARY32 - AI49711&A149726.pdf



Update 2
Date of change: January 2016
Topic: Update to Messages and Codes (Appendix E)
Change description: Correct message ARYS467E for ARY-4859

Appendix E: Messages and Codes of the DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS V3.2 User Guide will be updated to correct message ARYS467E to read as follows:

ARYS467E INCLUDE-ARCHIVE-VOLS conflicts with PARMLIB option ARCHIVE-WARNINGS.

Explanation: A system level backup cannot execute if the backup control cards include the keyword INCLUDE-ARCHIVE-VOLS and the setting for the ARCHIVE_WARNINGS parameter is N.

User response: Either remove the INCLUDE-ARCHIVE-VOLS keyword from the backup control cards in the system level backup job JCL, or set the ARCHIVE_WARNINGS parameter to Y in the ARY#PARM member.




Update 1
Date of change: December 2015
Topic: Multiple
Change description: Updates to the Messages and Codes section of the DB2 Recovery Expert for z/OS V3.2 User Guide due to PMR48813/ARY-4994

The following PDF contains the updates to the Messages and Codes section:
ARY-PMR48813_ARY4994.pdfARY-PMR48813_ARY4994.pdf



Publication number

SC27-4569-00

Copyright date

2003, 2015

Original publication date

2015/12/17

Document information

More support for: DB2 Tools for z/OS
DB2 Recovery Expert

Software version: 3.2.0

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7018057

Modified date: 31 August 2016