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IC72107: DB2CAT -G OPTION CAUSES ABNORMAL TERMINATION OF UTILITY ON WINDOWS PLATFORM ONLY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The db2cat utility is used in situations to help diagnose and
    resolve problematic situations with the DB2 system catalog
    tables. The -g option, which can only be run with the help of
    DB2 Support, abnormally terminates on Windows platforms only and
    does not emit a generated file as expected and required in order
    to perform certain repairs.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * DB2 Version 9.7 GA through to Fix Pack 4 servers on Windows  *
    * platforms only, running the db2cat utility with the -g       *
    * option.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The db2cat utility is not properly initializing the          *
    * application environment, resulting in abnormal termination   *
    * when specifically running on Windows platforms with the -g   *
    * option.                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 4 and re-issue the command.   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem is first fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 4 and all
    subsequent Fix Packs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC72107

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-10-21

  • Closed date

    2011-04-28

  • Last modified date

    2011-04-28

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IC72056

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC72107

Modified date: 28 April 2011