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Downloading the IBM Db2 for z/OS Connector add-on

Before you can create databases for working with data in Db2® for z/OS®, you must download and install the IBM® Db2 for z/OS Connector add-on.

Procedure

  1. SSH into the master node (master-1) of your cluster as root:
    ssh root@MASTER_1_IP
  2. Download the package IBM Db2 for z/OS Connector from IBM Passport Advantage. The package name is db2zconn-icp4d-vnnn.tar.gz where nnn is the version number of the add-on.
  3. Move the add-on package to the /ibm/InstallPackage directory.
    mv db2zconn-icp4d-vnnn.tar /ibm/InstallPackage
  4. Change to the /ibm/InstallPackage/ directory.
    cd /ibm/InstallPackage
  5. Extract the package.
    tar -xvf db2zconn-icp4d-vnnn.tar.gz
  6. Change to the directory for the extracted package.
    cd db2zconn-icp4d-vnnn
  7. Change the access permission for the installation script to execute only.
    chmod +x install-db2z-addon.sh
  8. From the folder that contains the extracted package, run the installation script.
    ./install-db2z-addon.sh options
    You can specify the following options:
    -h
    Show help for the usage on options.
    -n
    Specify the namespace for installing the Helm chart.
    -r
    Specify the Docker registry to load with the images.
    The script installs the IBM Db2 for z/OS Connector add-on.

What to do next

Complete the following tasks: