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

Setting up the DB2 for z/OS database includes creating user IDs and databases on a remote server.

  1. Installing DB2 for z/OS

    View information on how to install DB2 for z/OS for use with WebSphere Portal.

  2. Creating users

    Complete this procedure to set up users for IBM DB2 Universal Databaseā„¢ for z/OS to work with WebSphere Portal.

  3. Creating remote databases

    A remote database resides on a different machine than WebSphere Portal. You must manually create the required databases before configuring WebSphere Portal to work with DB2 for z/OS.

  4. Creating the Java Content Repository database

    View information on setting up your Java Content Repository database to work with WebSphere Portal.

  5. Optional: Assigning custom table spaces

    The repository of WebSphere Portal consists of many tables and indices that are created in default table spaces. When using an existing set of table spaces for the objects of the repository, specify this when executing the database transfer to the target database system.

  6. Modifying database properties

    This section provides information on how to modify the,, and files to work with your database. Modify these property files before running tasks to create datbases, create users, or transfer data.

  7. Configure WebSphere Portal to use DB2 for z/OS

    View information on manually transferring data to theDB2 for z/OS you have installed and set up. Follow these steps to transfer WebSphere Portal, and Java Content Repository to DB2 for z/OS. As an alternative to the manual database transfer procedure described here, you can use the configuration wizard to complete the database transfer task.

  8. Verify database connections

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

Parent topic:

Configure databases