Downloading a fix pack using Internet Explorer results in time out, authorization or FTP folder errors

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Your browser displays a time out, authorization or FTP folder error message when you are attempting to download a DB2® Universal Database™ (DB2 UDB) Version 8 FixPak using Internet Explorer.

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To resolve this problem you must disable the folder views for FTP sites in Internet Explorer.

  1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced. (view Pic#1 )
  2. In the Browsing section , deselect "Enable folder view for FTP sites". (view Pic#2 )
  3. Click OK and close all Internet Explorer browser windows.
  4. Restart Internet Explorer.


Pic#1:
Open the Internet Options


Pic#2:
Use the Advanced tab to make sure that the "Enable folder view for FTP" is not selected


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More support for:

DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
Installation - Fix Pack

Software version:

8.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

Enterprise Server, Express, Personal, Personal Developer's, Workgroup Server

Reference #:

1204855

Modified date:

2012-10-31

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