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Hi all,
I just downloaded DB2 UDB version 8 trial version & tried to access the database (I used the following code to register and load the driver), but I get an error that package COM.ibm.db2.jdbc.app doesn't exist. I have added the db2jcc.jar and sqlj.zip files in my classpath.
DriverManager.registerDriver(new COM.ibm.db2.jdbc.app.DB2Driver());
Class db2Driver = Class.forName("COM.ibm.db2.jdbc.app.DB2Driver");
Could anybody who has worked on DB2 can give me some pointers about this error? I tried to find the class file DB2Driver myself in all the library files that came with DB2, but I didn't find the one required :-(
I found only one DB2Driver class file in db2cc.jar which is in package com.ibm.db2.jcc
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Vidya.
 
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The files you are looking for are in db2java.zip. On my machine, it's in .../sqllib/java/db2java.zip.
 
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Thanks Jeanne. I can compile the code now but it gives an "SQL exception:No suitable driver found".
Could you please let me know what could be wrong?
 
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That could be one of many problems.
1) What IDE are you using or are you using the command line?
2) Are you accessing the database from JDBC or EJBs?
 
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What is the URL that you are using? It should look like:

DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc b2:<database_name>", "<user>", "<pass");

FYI -
default user and pass are "dba", "dba" and "db2admin", "db2admin" for DB2...
 
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Thank you Jeanne and Dana, it works fine now.
I am using command line and using JDBC to access the database.
I was trying with the URL jdbc b2://localhost:50000/Vidya","dba","dba" Then it gave me that error. I was under the impression that I should specify the port number also as we do for Oracle...
Thanks again.
Vidya.
 
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