File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes JDBC and Relational Databases and the fly likes Connecting to DB2 V7.2 from WebSphere V5 Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of RabbitMQ in Depth this week in the Open Source forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Databases » JDBC and Relational Databases
Bookmark "Connecting to DB2 V7.2 from WebSphere V5" Watch "Connecting to DB2 V7.2 from WebSphere V5" New topic

Connecting to DB2 V7.2 from WebSphere V5

Jason Kim

Joined: Apr 13, 2003
Posts: 17
I am an newbie all-rounder and urgently require your help.
I have just installed WebSphere V5 Network Deployment and Appl Server on same linux machine.
Using web-based admin, I have set up datasource following some doc - DB2 JDBC Provider(XA) as JDBC Provider.
Now, in setting DB2_JDBC_DRIVER_PATH variable,
I have no idea what driver to use and where to put it. I have DB2 7.2 installed in remote machine and it seems that there are 2 drivers to select from: db_home/java/ and db_home/java12/
Which one to use and do I need to copy the one across to the machine where WebSphere is installed ?
I have no general idea of how to access remote database from websphere...
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Connecting to DB2 V7.2 from WebSphere V5