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SQl Server 2005 Express to AS/400 DB2 Problem

Hi,

We had a server crash earlier in the month.  The server hosted a customized intranet that was linked to a SQL server.  The SQL server was also linked to our AS/400 i-Series server.  I can't figure out how to re establish the connection between the SQL and AS400.  I can ping the AS400, log into through client access, and test a UDL connection... BUT SQL will not see it.  I've also tried Linked Server in SQL with out success.  

I'm sure it's either the DSN config, Linked Server values, or a SQL config...  Need some help!

I would need details because I'm a network guy than a programmer...  

Thanks!






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8/22/2022 - Mon
Kent Olsen

Hi Bondcote,

The box that is running SQL will need to have the DB2 client, ODBC, or JDBC driver installed.

Good Luck,
Kent
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Bondcote

Kdo, thank you for your comment...

I've downloaded the lastest DB2 client from IBM but I have no idea how to set it up?  Would you know how too?


Thanks,
Bondcote
Kent Olsen


The setup process should be pretty straight forward.  Just follow the on-screen instructions.

Here's the IBM installation instructions.  (It doesn't say much.)  :(

  http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v8/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.udb.doc/start/t0007315.htm


Kent
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