75 ways to demystify DB2: # 36: db2icrt fails with, ERROR: DBI1281E The database manager configuration file could not be initialized.
Mayooran 2700069HTP Visits (11644)
Today, I came across an interesting issue and I would like to walk through the problem and the details taken to resolve the issue. Problem: db2icrt fails with, ERROR: DBI1281E The database manager configuration file could not be initialized. I have a repro to illustrate this. [root@hobbits instance]# ./db2icrt -d -u instedi instedi DBI1446I The db2icrt command is running. DB2 installation is being initialized. Total number of tasks to be performed: 4 Total estimated time for all tasks to be... [More]
Weekly Tips from DB2 Experts: Common techniques to troubleshoot DB2 installation/upgrade/migration problems.
YogeshGawali 060001M1GN Visits (8141)
Are you stuck with DB2 installation/upgrade/migration? I am listing down few common check points to start with: 1. Please look for any db2 related processes running on the system. You may run 'ps -elf | grep -i db2' on unix or look for db2* processes in task manager on windows and see what db2 processes are running. You may want to shutdown/kill the process if it is not required. 2. Please make sure *all* db2 filesystems are mounted and accessible. 3. Please make sure you have enough free space under /opt, /tmp and db2 instance's... [More]