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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Client/server conectivity in db2 v9.1 and db2 v9.5

    Hi All,
    I am under impression that:
    1- on db2 v9.1,aix 5.3 server MUST be 64 bit and only can connect to 64 bit client. is it true?
    2- on db2 v9.5 aix 5.3 server MUST be 64 bit and can connet to 32 or 64 bit client. is it true
    please correct me .
    Thanks

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    A 32 or 64 bit client can connect to a 64 bit server. But it depends on the OS as to whether a 32 bit client is available.

    Starting with 9.1, DB2 for AIX only has 64 bit clients and servers. But Windows and Linux DB2 comes in both 32 or 64 bit clients and servers.
    M. A. Feldman
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
    IBM Certified DBA on DB2 for z/OS and OS/390

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcus_A
    A 32 or 64 bit client can connect to a 64 bit server. But it depends on the OS as to whether a 32 bit client is available.

    Starting with 9.1, DB2 for AIX only has 64 bit clients and servers. But Windows and Linux DB2 comes in both 32 or 64 bit clients and servers.
    Thank you Marcus_A.

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