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db2icrt fails with DBI1295E

Technote (troubleshooting)


Creation of a new instance, by using 'db2icrt' command fails with,

DBI1295E The instance list could not be updated.


'db2icrt' is being executed with the ROOT privileges.

'db2icrt' calls 'db2iset' to add the instance to the global registry. This fails, as can be seen in from the debug traces,

+ /db2test/software/ibm/db2/V10.1/instance/db2iset -a db2inst1
+ [ 255 -ne 0 ]
+ display_msg
/db2test/software/ibm/db2/V10.1/msg/en_US.iso88591/ 295
DBI1295E The instance list could not updated.

Diagnosing the problem

If LD_LIBRARY_PATH is set in the '.profile' file of the ROOT user, it can be commented out, and 'db2icrt' should be executed again.

Related information


Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
Install/Migrate/Upgrade - Instance

Software version: 9.7, 10.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux

Reference #: 1640590

Modified date: 18 November 2015

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