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IC80617: DB2IDROP FAILS TO DROP INSTANCE AND DISPLAYS MISLEADING SUCCESS MESSAGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the sqllib directory of the instance user is missing,
    db2idrop will display a success message but fail to drop the
    instance.
    
    e.g.
    
    # ./db2idrop db2inst1
    DBI1070I  Program db2idrop completed successfully.
    
    # ./db2ilist
    db2inst1
    

Local fix

  • Remove the global registry entry using db2iset and remove any
    ports used by the instance:
    1) db2iset -d db2inst1
    2) remove unused db2inst1 related ports from /etc/services
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When the sqllib directory of the instance user is missing,   *
    * db2idrop will display a success message but fail to drop the *
    * instance.                                                    *
    *                                                              *
    * e.g.                                                         *
    *                                                              *
    * # ./db2idrop db2inst1                                        *
    * DBI1070I  Program db2idrop completed successfully.           *
    *                                                              *
    * # ./db2ilist                                                 *
    * db2inst1                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Update to IBM DB2 V9.7 Fix Pack 6.                           *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Update to IBM DB2 V9.7 Fix Pack 6.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC80617

  • 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

    2011-12-29

  • Closed date

    2012-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-05

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

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

    IC84223

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 #: IC80617

Modified date: 05 June 2012