Release notes for Db2 Connect

The Release Notes provide a list of useful topics and links for when you install a Db2® Connect product or fix pack.



Db2 Connect products are available in several different editions, each offering different features and function. For information about the Db2 Connect products available for each operating system, see the Db2 Connect family page at

A fix pack is a cumulative collection of APAR fixes. In general, fix packs can be applied on top of any previously shipped maintenance to bring the system up to the current fix pack level.

Backward compatibility

For information about changes in the features and functionality of Db2 Connect products, see the following topics:

System requirements

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see Db2 Connect Version 11.5 system requirements.

Installing Db2 Connect products

For step-by-step installation instructions, see the Db2 Connect server products: installation and configuration overview topic in the information center.

For fix pack installation instructions, see Applying fix packs.

If you are upgrading from an earlier release, additional information can be found at Upgrading to the latest version of Db2 Connect.

System i and mainframe support

For mainframe and System i® prerequisites and maintenance levels, see System i and mainframe support for Db2 Connect.

Known problems

Limitations and known problems for Db2 Connect products are documented in:
As problems are discovered and resolved, those resources are updated. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems. The following links start customized queries of the technotes and APARs:

To create your own query, go to the Advanced search page on the IBM Software Support Web site: