Prepare DB2 for i5/OS for a stand-alone production server

To setup a remote DB2 for i5/OS database, create user IDs and databases on a remote server. Tasks are provided to assist with creating the user IDs and the databases. Before you can use the tasks, modify properties files.


Prepare your System i5

Installing WebSphere Portal on i5/OS

  1. Prepare for creation of databases

    View the mandatory preparation tasks prior to creating databases that are required by WebSphere Portal.

  2. Create user profiles

    View information on setting up user profiles for DB2 for i5/OS to work with WebSphere Portal.

  3. Creating remote databases

    A remote database resides on a different system than WebSphere Portal. When you use a remote server, manually create the databases that are required by WebSphere Portal.

  4. Modifying database properties

    Learn how to modify the,, and files to work with your database. Modify these property files before running tasks to create databases, create users, or transfer data.

  5. Transferring DB2 for i5/OS manually

    View the steps to manually transfer data to the IBM DB2 Universal Databaseā„¢ for iSeries database you have set up. As an alternative to the manual database transfer procedure described here, you can use the configuration wizard to complete the database transfer task.

  6. Verify database connections

    After WebSphere Portal is configured to work with your database, test the database connection to ensure that it operates correctly.

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Set up a stand-alone server on i5/OS

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