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Hi,


I have never used DB2 before. I came to know from some of the other websites that I need 2 jars db2jcc.jar and another license jar.
I dint get any further info on licensing.

I want to connect from my java application to a database which is maintained by another team. Now do I need to get licenses for the individual machine that tries to connect to this database (be it a test or a prod machine)??

How do i obtain the licensing jar?

Thanks for the help.
 
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Pradeep Katipamula wrote:I want to connect from my java application to a database which is maintained by another team. Now do I need to get licenses for the individual machine that tries to connect to this database (be it a test or a prod machine)??



You have to have a copy of the licensing jar, that's all. You don't have to individualize it in any way, or register, or anything else. You just need a copy of the jar in your classpath.

How do i obtain the licensing jar?



It's available from the database server machine, where it is put when the server is installed. I forget exactly where, it's been several years since I did this. If your DB2 server administrators don't know and can't figure it out, if all else fails they could search the whole machine for files with .jar extensions.
 
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So I have to copy the jars from the server installation; That looks simple.
My question is do I need to pay separately for the license for individual client machines.

Thanks Paul for the quick reply.
 
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Your server administrators will already have paid for their server licence. You should consider asking them these questions.
 
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Ok...thank you.
 
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