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IC76627: DB2PREREQCHECK INCORRECTLY ACCEPTS WINDOWS 2003 SP1 AS A MINIMUM REQUIREMENT.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DB2 v9.7 has a minimum requirement of Windows 2003 SP2; this is
    documented in the Information Center. db2prereqcheck incorrectly
    accepts Windows 2003 SP1 as the minimum requirement.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Windows 2003 SP1 users attempting to install DB2             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * DB2 v9.7 is not supported on Windows 2003 SP1, but Setup     *
    * does not report this and will attempt to proceed.            *
    * 'db2prereqcheck' is incorrectly accepting Windows 2003 SP1   *
    * as a minimum requirement                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade Operating System to Windows 2003 SP2.                *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • DB2 9.7 FP5 correctly reports that Windows 2003 SP1 is not a
    supported environment.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC76627

  • 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

    2011-05-25

  • Closed date

    2012-01-19

  • Last modified date

    2012-01-19

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

  • 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 #: IC76627

Modified date: 19 January 2012