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Author's profile photo JITHIN MOOLIYIL

Useful DB2 Commands

Command Description
db2cmd Open DB2 Command line Tool
db2cc Open DB2 Control Centre
db2start Start Database Normaly
db2stop Stop Database Normaly
db2stop force Stop Database forcely
db2 force application all Close all applications that uses DB2 Database.
db2level Display DB2 version and fix pack level
db6level Display DB2 Client Version
db2 terminate Close the database connection
db2_kill -all Kill a hanged instance
db2licm -l View license information
db2 connect to <db2sid> Establish connection to an instance
db2 list tablespaces show detail Displays table space information
db2 get dbm cfg Display configuration parameter of database manager.
db2 get db cfg for <db2 sid> Display configuration parameter of an instance
db2 update dbm cfg using <parameter_name> <new value> Change value of a database manager configuration parameter.
db2 update db cfg for <db2 sid> using <parameter_name> <new value> Change value of a instance configuration parameter.
db2 drop database <target db2sid> Delete and instance
db2 activate db <dbsid> Activate Database
db2 deactivate <dbsid> Deactivate an active database
db2 rollforward db <SID> to end of logs Apply all pending logs
db2 rollforward db <db2sid> query status Display rollforward status
db2 backup database <sid> to “disk:\location” Take an offline backup to specified location
db2 list utilities show detail Display Database backup status
db2 restore db <sid> from “disk:\path” replace history file Restore database from a backup image
db2top Monitor DB2 like active session, primary logs etc.

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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Use full command,,,, Nice1

      Author's profile photo Basis T
      Basis T

      Nice post.



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      Former Member

      Very useful and quick reference commands. Thanks.

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      Former Member

      Thanks for a very quick reference

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      Former Member

      Good Document!!!

      Author's profile photo Jerry Gitopawiro
      Jerry Gitopawiro

      Thank you..