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IT27198: DB2START CREATES A SEVERE MESSAGE IN DB2DIAG.LOG FOR INSTANCE ALREADY RUNNING ON WINDOWS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If a DB2 instance is already running, execution of db2start logs
    a severe level message in db2diag.log.
    This only happens on Windows. The message should be at event
    level.
    
    Example:
    
    2018-10-30-09.40.09.082000-300 E76690F442 LEVEL: Severe
    PID : 704 TID : XXXX PROC : DB2START.EXE
    INSTANCE: DB2 NODE : XXX
    HOSTNAME: XXXXXXX
    EDUID : XXXX
    FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, oper system services, sqloStartDB2Service,
    probe:30
    DATA #1 : <preformatted>
    Service start error.
    Service name: DB2
    Machine name: XXXX
    Error: DB2 : An instance of the service is already running.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Db2 11.1 Mod 4 Fixpack 5 or higher                *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in Db2 11.1 Mod 4 Fixpack 5
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT27198

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-12-05

  • Closed date

    2020-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2020-01-16

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • RB10 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 January 2020