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IC80789: LOCPATH ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE IS REMOVED AFTER UPGRADE/UNINSTALL OF DB2 PRODUCT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you upgrade a DB2 copy from V95 to V97, or uninstall a
    V95/V97 DB2 copy, the environment variable 'LOCPATH' is removed
    during the uninstall or upgrade install.
    This environment variable is not used by DB2 of recent versions,
    but might be required by other IBM software such as
    ImagePlus Workstation Program (IWPM).
    

Local fix

  • Manually set that environment variable back, if it is removed by
    the V95/V97 DB2 uninstall/ upgrade  install
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users performing install                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 9.7 FP6 or subsequent fix packs.              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Problem First Fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC80789

  • Reported component name

    DB2 CONNECT

  • Reported component ID

    DB2CONNCT

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-01-11

  • Closed date

    2012-08-06

  • Last modified date

    2012-08-06

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

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

    IC80993

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 CONNECT

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2CONNCT

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC80789

Modified date: 06 August 2012