db2 probe not able to start on AIX
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db2 probe not able to start on AIX


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Installed db2 probe version 4.20 on AIX running db2 database.  The probe failed to start with the error below.  Also in db2 probe status tab it shows "Please upgrade your db2 probe", not sure what version it is referring to.     

Controller: Max. restarts reached for probe 'db2' (command = /bin/sh) 


  • Component : UIM - DB2


Please refer to the following probe support matrix and check under AIX for db2. 


These are the versions of AIX that are supported for the db2 probe on PowerPC OSes.

 Note also that pSeries machines are not currently supported.

  • 6.1
  • 6.2
  • 7.0
  • 7.1

Additional Information

The GA version of db2 v4.30 has since now been certified on AIX 7.2, 7.3 (as of November 2022).