Many thanks for the information, so good I have a new question :-)
How do I activate the Web-based Control Center?
I have installed DB2 on a Linux server thats placed by a ISP, I
want to manage it from my Linux workstation at home.
"The DB2 Control Center offers administrators an easy to use
interface for maintaining databases that can be run from any
Java-enabled Web browser."
Only I can't find a Linux download at
> Hi Herbert:
> The DB2 Information HTML file is installed with the online help (which
> is installed automatically with the DB2 Control Center), and it contains
> links to all of the documents in the DB2 library even if you haven't
> installed the DB2 documentation. This might be the cause of your
> problem. (I'll use en_US as the language throughout this note; just
> switch the code for other languages.)
> So, have you installed the product documentation using the db2setup
> command? The docs aren't installed by default, so you actually have to
> select them as an option using db2setup.
> If you did install the docs, then perhaps db2setup ran out of disk
> space. The docs take up about 93M of disk space uncompressed; and the
> compressed docs take up about 30M of disk space, so make sure you have
> enough space for the uncompressed docs before you install them.
> If you tried to install the docs with rpm rather than db2setup, you'll
> be halfway there. Unfortunately, the RPM just dumps a bunch of tar.Z
> files (about 30M worth) into /usr/IBMdb2/V7.1/doc/en_US. You then have
> to uncompress these files for the links in
> /usr/IBMdb2/V7.1/doc/en_US/html/index.htm to work.
> Online versions of the docs, as well as downloadable PDF versions, are
> available from
> > Hi,
> > The file /usr/IBMdb2/V7.1/doc/en_US/html/index.htm points to many
> > files that does not exists, for example if you folow the link
> > "DB2 Personal Edition for Linux Quick Beginnings" it points to
> > /usr/IBMdb2/V7.1/doc/en_US/html/db2i4/index.htm
> > but that file does not exists, where can I download a complete set
> > of documentation?
> > Greetings, Herbert