DB2 probe on AIX is not able to connect to the database

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Article ID: 76276

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Products

DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES CA Unified Infrastructure Management On-Premise (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

The DB2 probe was successfully installed on the AIX Operating System but it fails to connect to the local database.
The following message is displayed: Probe has to be started for the connection test.

Cause

Based on the db2_monitor log, the DB2INSTANCE variable was not set on the Controller:
db2: (scan_db2dir) - Get default instance name failed, DB2INSTANCE not filled. 
 

Environment

AIX with local DB2

Resolution

You MUST set the DB2INSTANCE on the controller as below.

<environment>
LD_LIBRARY_PATH = /IBM/DB2/sqllib/lib64/
DB2INSTANCE = <DEFAULTISNTANCE>
</environment>

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