This is the explanation to SQL1402N
db2 ? sql1402n
SQL1402N Unable to authenticate user due to unexpected system
Explanation: Call your system administrator. On unix-based
systems, the file db2ckpw may not have the correct permission
bits set, or the system may have run out of swap/paging space.
On Windows NT, the DB2 security service may not have been
The command can not be processed.
Federated system users: this situation can also be detected by
the data source.
User Response: On unix-based systems, have the system
administrator ensure the correct access permissions are set for
db2ckpw, and that there is enough swap/paging space allocated.
On Windows NT, have the system administrator verify that the DB2
security service is installed and started.