Technical Blog Post
Error "DB2 in your environment should only be started by TSA" in IOC environment
In IOC(Intelligent Operations Center) environment, you may receive error "DB2 in your environment should only be started by TSA"
if you try to run db2start.
Please note this is not a message generated by the usual db2start command from Db2, but rather IOC overloaded script db2start
provided by IOC. This is due to IOC has a high availability environment managed by TSA(Tivoli System Automation) and you are
not supposed to start/stop Db2 in the same way of non-HA envionment.
If you need to manually start/stop Db2 in IOC for some reason, please refer to the following technote: