How to determine the port number for your DB2 database instance

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Problem(Abstract)

How to determine the port number for your DB2 database instance to enter in Cognos Configuration for a Content Store

(The default Port number is 50000)

Resolving the problem

To locate the DB2 server name and port number on Windows:

  1. Open the DB2 Control Center on the Windows server.
  2. Right-click one of the available instances for the local machine.
  3. Click Setup Communications.
  4. Click Properties. The port number is listed in the Properties window.

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1042365

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Document information


More support for:

Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
Install and Config

Software version:

8.3, 8.4

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1343520

Modified date:

2008-12-12

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