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Getting errors when installing DB2 8.2 on AIX5L

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Installation Summary
Name Level Part Event Result
db2_08_01.essg USR APPLY SUCCESS

Installing DB2 file sets:.......Suc cess
Registering DB2 licenses:...... .Success
Setting default global profile registry variables:..... ..Success
Creating the DB2 Administration Server:.......S uccess
ERROR:Could not switch current DB2INSTANCE to "db2inst1". The return code is

Initializing instance list:.......Suc cess
ERROR:DBI1131E The user ID db2inst1 is invalid.


An attempt to access the given user ID failed. One of the
following situations has occurred:

o This user ID does not exist on the system.

o The home directory of this user is not set up properly.

o One of the user attributes needed by DB2 is unset.

o The UID of this user is 0

User Response:

Make sure a valid user ID with valid home directory, shell,
primary group and secondary group has been used. Create a new
user if necessary.

DBI1079I Output is saved in the log file /tmp/db2iupdt.log.11 26520.


All processed and failed operations have been saved into this log

User Response:

Do not modify this file in any way. This file is for IBM
Technical Support reference.

ERROR:Unable to find a Database Manager configuration file within

ERROR:The value "DB2AUTOSTART=Y ES" could not be added to the Profile Registry
for the "db2inst1" instance. Return value is "5094".

ERROR:The value "DB2COMM=TC PIP" could not be added to the Profile Registry for
the "db2inst1" instance. Return value is "5094".

ERROR:An error occurred while trying to set the Database Manager Configuration
parameters and Profile Registry variables for the "db2inst1" instance. The
return code is "5094".

Creating DB2 instances:..... ..Success
ERROR:Could not switch current DB2INSTANCE to "db2inst1". The return code is

Building list of databases to create:.......S uccess
ERROR:Could not switch current DB2INSTANCE to "db2inst1". The return code is

ERROR:Could not switch current DB2INSTANCE to "db2inst1". The return code is

ERROR:User "?ð" does not exist.

ERROR:An error occurred while configuring the database "DWCTRLDB".

Creating DB2 databases:..... ..Failure
Configuring the DB2 Administration Server:.......S uccess
Updating global profile registry:...... .Success
ERROR:Could not switch current DB2INSTANCE to "db2inst1". The return code is

ERROR:The installation program is unable to add the contact "contact1". The
return value is "5104". Please see the DB2 documentation for more information
about configuring health alert notifications.

Configuring health alert notifications:. ......Failure
Updating DB2INSTANCE in IWH.environment :.......Success
Updating services file entries for DB2 Warehouse Manager:....... Success
ERROR:An error occurred while initializing the warehouse control database. The
instance "db2inst1" does not exist or the user is invalid.

Configuring the warehouse control database:...... .Failure
WARNING:A minor error occurred while installing "DB2 Universal Database
Enterprise Server Edition" on this computer. Some features may not function

DB2 Setup log file finished at: Wed Nov 22 11:53:15 IST 2006 IST
Nov 22 '06 #1
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Colloid Snake
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Check out this thread on ibm.com, the other ones I found all first suggest looking at a file in /var/.

Dec 4 '06 #2

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