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Linked Server

Posted on 2013-02-04
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Last Modified: 2013-03-02
Dear Experts,

I am trying to import tables from the linked server to my local DB using Ms SQL server 2008 R2. My linked server is reading DB2 tables but I don't see the linked server object at all when trying to import any.

Any advice?

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by:Eugene Z
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<My linked server is reading DB2 tables but I don't see the linked server object at all when trying to import any.>

what sql server version\edition do you use?
what sql server permissions do you have?
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by:Eugene Z
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try to
exec sp_tables_ex yourlinkedservername

Returns table information about the tables from the specified linked server.

2 things can be -- used DB2 driver and DB2 user permissions

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