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Command / SQL service to retrieve specific IPL attributes
Increased use of flash copy requires changes to IPL attributes before the copy has been made, to control the behaviour of the cloned partition.
These changes need to be reverted on the parent partition to avoid unwanted behaviour at IPL.
Although the IPL attributes can be viewed as a whole, individual attributes (e.g. start TCP/IP) need to be checked.
Create a command/program to allow retrieval of individual IPL attributes to CL Variables
Create an SQL service to perform the same function.
This will benefit customers using flash copy, or any customer who has processes that modify the IPL attributes. I see a verification of attributes as a security check before a system is restarted.
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