Here are 10 simple steps to configure DB2 on a single standalone Lotus Domino server.
- Create a new Microsoft Windows user account.
- From the DB2 Command Line Processor, check whether your DB2 installation has a SYSCTRL_GROUP configured by entering the command:
'GET DBM CFG'
- If there is a SYSCTRL_GROUP configured, add the newly created Windows user account to that group. If it is not configured, create a new operating system group named 'DB2DOM' and configure this group as the SYSCTRL_GROUP. From the DB2 Command Line Processor, enter the command:
'UPDATE DBM CFG USING SYSCTRL_GROUP DB2DOM'
- From the DB2 Command Line Processor, update the DB2 configuration by stopping and restarting DB2. Enter the command:
Then, enter the command:
- Set up your Lotus Domino server for transactional logging.
- Manually copy the ndb2key.dll to C:program fileslotusDomino.
- Open Domino Administrator -> Goto DB2 -> Edit server,
and enter the following information:
Port Number: 50000 Instance: DB2 Database: Domino Directory: c:db2dbsrvr DB Default Creation: DB2, to specify in which format the Lotus Domino database will be created. The default is .nsf.
- Start the Lotus Domino server and make sure the Lotus Domino server for DB2 is enabled on the right side of the Domino Administrator UI.
- Select "Enable Server DB2" and fill in the information required:
DB2 Instance DB2 data store DB2 username password
- Restart your Lotus Domino server.
To test your installation, create a new Lotus Domino database and check its properties. If it worked, it will show as a DB2-enabled database.
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This was first published in August 2006