Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX
The Client Configuration Assistant helps you manage your database
connections to remote DB2 servers. The Client Configuration Assistant
is available on the OS/2, Windows 95, and Windows NT operating systems.
Use the command line processor to set up DB2 clients on UNIX platforms.
With the Client Configuration Assistant, you can:
- Catalog the location and name of databases so that they can be used by
applications. Three methods are available:
- Search the network for available databases and select one. Client
access is automatically set up for that database.
- Use a database access profile provided by a database administrator to
automatically define your connections. Client access is automatically
set up for that database.
- Manually configure a connection to a database by entering a few required
- Remove cataloged databases, or change the properties of a cataloged
- Test connections to local or remote databases identified on your
- Bind applications to a database by selecting utilities or bind files from
- Tune the client configuration parameters on your system. Parameters
are logically grouped and hints are provided on the interface as parameters
- If DB2 Connect is installed, set up a connection to a DRDA server.
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