6.3. Supported Connectivity Scenarios

In this section, we discuss the following four connectivity scenarios in detail.

  • Scenario 1: Local connection from a DB2 client to a DB2 server

  • Scenario 2: Remote connection from a DB2 client to a DB2 server

  • Scenario 3: Remote connection from a DB2 client to a DB2 host server

  • Scenario 4: Remote connection from a DB2 client to a DB2 host server through a DB2 Connect gateway

A DB2 host server can be DB2 for z/OS, OS/390, or iSeries.

You can configure a database connection by either:

  • Cataloging the DB2 directories using DB2 commands manually

  • Using the Configuration Assistant (CA) GUI tool

The Configuration Assistant is explained in section 6.4, Configuring Database Connections Using the Configuration Assistant. ...

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