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DB2® Universal Database™ v8 Application Development Certification Guide, 2nd Edition by Michael Kyprianou, Steve Sanyal, Kevin Gashyna, David Martineau

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Setting Up the Perl Environment

Several steps are involved with setting up a DB2 UDB Perl environment:

  • A DB2 UDB Developer's edition is needed. The earliest supported version of DB2 UDB that is supported, at the time of writing, is V5.2.
  • The database being accessed must be cataloged properly. If the database is remote, a node must also be cataloged.
  • DB2 UDB CLI bind files must be bound to the database.
  • The CLI environment must be configured using the CCA or the db2cli.ini file must be edited directly. Because the Perl DBD module is built on top of the CLI layer it is important to remember that the settings in the db2cli.ini file will affect connections to DB2.
  • The Perl environment needs to be installed onto the DB2 client machine. This can be found ...

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