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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012

    Unanswered: DB2 V7.1 is required

    I want to download DB2 express-C V7.1 for testing purpose but I am unable to get it.Can anybody tell me the from where i can get this?

    One more thinga CLI drivers of V9.7 are backword compatible or not?
    can i use CLI driver of V9.7 with the DB2 v7.1?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2001
    Express-C was not available in DB2 7.1

    As a general rule of thumb, a DB2 Client can connect to a DB2 Servers two versions prior and one version after. Using this rule, DB2 9.7 should be able to connect to DB2 7.1 , but there is no gurantee it can or it will.

    Dig into the directories and there is a possibility you find DB2 7.1 or DB2 8.x. The likelihood of DB2 8.x being able to connect to 7.1 is higher.

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Provided Answers: 11
    V9 can NOT connect to V7
    we had the same problem with an old server..
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