Many times DBAs gets confused about connection ports when there are two or more instances on same server. This...
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tip address this issue. It has been tested on DB2 version 6, 7 and 8.
To get the connection port, issue this command at the DB2 command prompt:
GET DBM CFG
Note the information displayed, such as:
TCP/IP Service name (SVCENAME) = db2cdb2inst10
This is the service name to which the TCP/IP port is bound to. You can use this service name to connect from the client or you can also verify the port in the /etc/services file. Mostly port numbers start from 50000 from instance one.
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