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automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000.

We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
  • Guest
  • Jan 3 2019
  • Planned for future release
Idea Priority Medium
Client Name StarQuest Ventures
  • Guest commented
    22 Jun, 2020 03:40pm


    I agree in implementing this.. but we need to have control over it.. So a db-parameter or some other kind of management will be needed..

    ---> AGREE

    there are cases and cases when this is not desirable.

    ---> Changing this would effect the Veritas VCS DB2 UDB agent , which works very well with DB2 as you specify StartUpOpt = START, StartUpOpt = ACTIVATEDB to control db2 start behaviour . You typical set Veritas DB2 UDB agent to StartUpOpt = START not to activate the db2 database in db2 dpf environment , and then manual ACTIVATEDB or via vcs controlled script that is actioned when all db2 partitions have been started.

  • Guest commented
    5 May, 2020 01:00pm

    I agree in implementing this.. but we need to have control over it.. So a db-parameter or some other kind of management will be needed..

    there are cases and cases when this is not desirable.

  • Guest commented
    14 Jan, 2020 06:02pm

    Starting (db2start) and activating (db2 activate db) all databases in an instance after system reboot only setting a parameter would be so great and save time spending in scripting these things for different OS.

  • Guest commented
    5 Jul, 2019 01:29pm

    Why not having an external script run by DB2 when the starting process has completed in which we could add all the commands, like "db2 activate db xx".

    This would require no additional parameter and would provide a broader facility to start things after DB2 initialization is done.

  • Guest commented
    28 Jun, 2019 02:26pm

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  • Guest commented
    13 Apr, 2019 08:01am

    Having a DB parameter telling the instance to activate it automatically as soon as instance starts woulds be nice!

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