This chapter describes different methods you can use to configure a DB2 client to connect to a DB2 server. The DB2 client can reside on the same machine as the DB2 server or it can be miles away on a different machine. In addition, a DB2 server can work as a DB2 client in some situations.
In this chapter you will learn about:
The big picture of client server connectivity
The DB2 directories used for connectivity
How to configure database connections manually using DB2 commands
How to configure database connections using the Configuration Assistant
How to diagnose DB2 connectivity problems
Figure 6.1 illustrates a simplified view of what is required to ...