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.
V9 can NOT connect to V7
we had the same problem with an old server..
Best Regards, Guy Przytula
Database Software Consultant
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