By James Gill
One of the challenges that customers face is validating the DDF configuration of a new service before making it available to mid-range application servers. In an ideal world, we'd all have DB2 Connect available to bash a quick configuration together and use the command line processor to connect and run some simple SQL as an IVP.
If you are one of the many sites that don't have this (or you gave your DB2 subsystem a LOCATION name longer than 8 characters!) then the following might be useful.
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