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Mapping Source Tables to Target Tables using Db2 Administration Tool masking principles

Using Db2 Log Analysis Tool, Classic Menu, option 5  "Execute dynamic SQL in batch", we are able to map from Source Table to Target Table. But table owner and table name of source and target name must be specified at full. If we have 50 tables, where all 50 tables have owner "JOHN" and we want to convert table owner "JOHN" to table owner "BILL", we must specify all 50 tables. 

A workaround is possible. We only specify 1 table, and then manually edit the "FILTER DD" job Card, where we paste the remaining 49 tables into the JCL deck.

This could be done with a REXX, reading the reports from Db2 Log Analysis Tool and creating input to the "FILTER DD" Card, by using our mapping rules.

But we generally do not want to use this kind of "exit" coding, if we are able to avoid this.

  • Guest
  • Oct 28 2019
  • Planned for future release
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Any user for Db2 Log Analysis Tool, who want to apply UNDO or REDO records into new tables. We have converted customer from CA Log Analyzer and with this tool we are able to use wildcards when mapping source tables to target tables.
How should it work?

The conversion from source table to target table, should be done with the same principles as DB2 Administration Tool uses MASKING.

We would like to set "Table owner" for source table to "JOHN" and "Table owner" for target table to "BILL". Table name for both source and target is specified as "*". In this way, we will be able to convert table owner "JOHN" to table owner "BILL" for all 50 tables, and we do not need to specify any table name.

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification Every installation using IBM Log Analysis Tool
Client Name Jndata

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