Connecting to IBM Db2 database

Applies to: Dataedo 24.x (current) versions, Article available also for: 10.x, 23.x

Connection requirements

To connect to IBM Db2 you need to install ODBC connector:

Connecting to IBM Db2

To connect to IBM Db2 database create new documentation by clicking Add documentation and choosing Database connection.

Connection to SQL Server

On the connection screen choose IBM Db2 as DBMS.

Provide database connection details:

  • Host - provide a host name or address where a database is on. E.g. server17, or
  • Port - change the default port of IBM Db2 instance if required
  • Driver - choose a odbc driver to connect IBM Db2 instance
  • User and password - provide your username and password
  • Database - type in database name

Connection to IBM Db2

Here is a comparison with connection details in IBM Data Studio.

Connection to IBM Db2

Connection to IBM Db2

Saving password

You can save password for later connections by checking Save password option. Password are saved in the repository database.

Importing schema

When connection was successful Dataedo will read objects and show a list of objects found. You can choose which objects to import. You can also use advanced filter to narrow down list of objects.

Objects to import

Confirm list of objects to import by clicking Next.

Next screen with allow you to change default name of the documentation under with your schema will be visible in Dataedo repository.

Change title

Click Import to start the import.

Importing documentation

When done close import window with Finish button.

Import succeeded

Your database schema has been imported to new documentation in the repository.

Imported database schema

IBM Db2 support

Learn more about IBM Db2 support in Dataedo.

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