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Applying Db2 High Capacity License on top of Db2 Standard Restricted Edition does not remove the memory and core limits as it should.

Troubleshooting


Problem

When you apply Db2 High Capacity License on top Db2 Standard Restricted Edition, the memory and core limits are not removed. The db2licm output still shows the limits, which is incorrect.

Symptom

The db2licm output shows as follows which is incorrect and memory and core limits are still enforced. The High Capacity License shows as "Licensed"
/opt/ibm/db2/V11.5/adm/db2licm -l
Product name:                     "DB2 Standard Edition"
License type:                     "Restricted"
Expiry date:                      "Permanent"
Product identifier:               "db2std"
Version information:              "11.5"
Max amount of memory (GB):        "128"
Max number of cores:              "16"
Features:
IBM DB2 Performance Management Offering:              "Not licensed"
IBM DB2 OEM High Capacity Feature:                    "Licensed"

Cause

There is a defect in the licensing code.

Resolving The Problem

There is no local fix or workaround. Update to the special build  no. 10618
Linuxamd64
linux390x64
linuxppc64le
aix64
ntx64
The db2licm output is as follows when the high capacity license is applied.
./db2licm -l
Product name:                     "DB2 Standard Edition"
License type:                     "Restricted"
Expiry date:                      "Permanent"
Product identifier:               "db2std"
Version information:              "11.5"
Features:
IBM DB2 Performance Management Offering:              "Not licensed"
IBM DB2 OEM High Capacity Feature:                    "Licensed"

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2021

UID

ibm16491165