75 ways to demystify DB2: #8 : Tech Tip: db2iupdt fails with DBI1167E "DPF instance cannot be updated from non instance owning nodes."
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Have you ever wondered why during a DB2 fixpack upgrade on a DPF environment, db2iupdt fails with DBI1167E "DPF instance cannot be updated from non instance owning nodes."? Beginning in DB2 V9.5, fixpack upgrade was enhanced on Unix and Linux platforms to only run db2iupdt on instance owning node. Prior to DB2 V9.5, db2iupdat didn't do a hostname check. This was first introduced in DB2 V9.5. This check was done to ensure that the instance update only happens on the node defined on the first line of db2nodes.cfg for DPF instances.... [More]