'IBMDADB2' provider is not registered on the local machine.

Posted on 2006-07-11
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hello expeerts,

I am building a .net application on a windows server andrquired me to connect to a DB2 database using the follwoing connection string;-

I have installed ;- DB2 Express-C (DB2 Express-C for Windows x86 32-bit) on my system, but when I run my .NET applIcationis get error;-
'IBMDADB2' provider is not registered on the local machine.

1. I did the same on a windows 2003 server and it worked fine. Is there an issue with 2000 server and IBM DB2.
2. How do I go about fixing the problem.
Question by:claracruz
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Author Comment

ID: 17081340
I noticed that the dll was not registered, so I manually egistered this...

I can see the registered dll in the registry, but somehow, I still get the same error
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Expert Comment

ID: 17083576
stop and start the instance

Author Comment

ID: 17087708
about a million times, stil no joy
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ghp7000 earned 500 total points
ID: 17096553
unregister the dll, stop the instance, re register the dll, start the instance

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