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How to find DB2 committed transaction log timestamps?

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Is there any command to find out the committed transactions in DB2?
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Hi Sudarshan,

It will vary depending on which version of DB2 you're running, but you'll have to extract that information from the logs.  I'm unaware of a command to do so, but the db2ReadLog API can be called from a user-written program to scan the log file(s).

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The committed transactions are in the transaction logs.  Unfortunately these are binary and require a tool to read them.  DB Recovery Expert is one such tool.  A second approach is to build your own tool using the DB2 api.  I've never tried this, but here is an article that talks about that approach.  http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2admin/reading-transaction-logs-26229
here are some articles from IBM
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.luw.apdv.api.doc/doc/r0001910.html
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an example
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.luw.apdv.api.doc/doc/r0001673.html
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