CommProtocol IBM data server driver configuration keyword

Specifies the communication protocol used to connect to the data source.

Equivalent CLI keyword
Equivalent IBM® Data Server Provider for .NET connection string keyword
db2dsdriver.cfg configuration syntax
<parameter name="CommProtocol" value="TCPIP | TCPIP6 | TCPIP4 | IPC | LOCAL"/>
Default setting:
Usage notes:
This can be set in the db2dsdriver.cfg file for the given data source.

TCP/IP is the only protocol supported when using a File DSN. Set the option to the string TCPIP (without the slash).

IPC connectivity can be specified by setting CommProtocol to either IPC or LOCAL.

When CommProtocol = IPC | LOCAL the IPCInstance keyword must also be set.