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Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX

DB2SYSTEM Naming Rules

DB2SYSTEM names are used by DB2 to identify a physical DB2 machine, system, or workstation within a network. On UNIX, the DB2SYSTEM name defaults to the TCP/IP hostname. On OS/2, you must specify the DB2SYSTEM name during install. On Windows 95 and Windows NT, you do not need to specify a DB2SYSTEM name; the DB2 setup program detects the NT Computer name and assigns it to DB2SYSTEM.

When creating a DB2SYSTEM name, see "General Naming Rules".

In addition, the name you specify:

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