Some Useful DB2 Commands

If you are a beginner DB2 admin like me, you may find DB2 has different way compared with Oracle DB. Here are some useful commands for DB2 and don’t forget to execute these commands using DB2 instance user (db2instX):

db2 list active databases # list databases
db2 activate database [dbname] # activate database
db2 list db directory # list database directories
db2 connect to [dbname] # connect to database
db2 list applications # list applications connected
db2 terminate # terminate application connection
db2 deactivate database [dbname] # deactivate database
db2stop # stop db2 process
db2start # start db2 process
db2 get db cfg for [dbname] # show database configuration
update db cfg for [dbname] using logarchmeth1 DISK:[completePath] #set archive log


Some Useful DB2 Commands

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