Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX
By default the DB2 information is installed on your local
system. This means that each person who needs access to the DB2
information must install the same files. To have the DB2 information
stored in a single location, use the following instructions:
- Copy all files and sub-directories from \sqllib\doc\html on your local
system to a web server. Each book has its own sub-directory containing
all the necessary HTML and GIF files that make up the book. Ensure that
the directory structure remains the same.
- Configure the web server to look for the files in the new location.
For information on NetQuestion, a search facility for HTML documents, see DB2
Online Books on an Intranet
- The Information Center allows you to specify a base URL for all HTML
files. The URL for the list of books should be used.
- Once you are able to view the book files, you should bookmark commonly
viewed topics such as:
- List of books.
- Tables of contents of frequently used books.
- Frequently referenced articles like the "How to use Syntax Diagrams"
- Search form.
The search form provided with DB2 allows you to use several different
search variations. These include:
- Local indexes and files -- this works by default.
- Local indexes, remote files -- use the nqmap command to
set this up.
- Remote indexes, remote files -- use the nqmap command and
edit the search form to set this up.
- Create your own indexes for some other search engine -- read the
documentation provided with this search engine, and index all files in the
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