Adding a Database (DB2 for i Source)

  1. Connect to SQDR Control Center with a browser as described in Connecting to SQDR Control Center (SQDR Manager).

  2. Logon as user SQDR, using the Launch Agent Control Database (Derby) password as supplied during installation.

  3. Select Add Database from the Databases drop-down menu.

  1. Choose the appropriate source database type (IBM i) and select Continue. You will see the following screen:

  1. Enter the following values:

  1. Select the Next button. You will see the following screen:

Enter the following values:

See the technical note SQDR Plus v4 IBM i User Authorities for more information about the three IBM i userID's (installing user, agent user, and privileged user).

  1. Select the Next button and configure the logging and optional email notification values. You can leave these fields blank during the installation and configure the email notification feature at a later time.

  1. Select Next to create the Agent. This operation may take a while.

  2. When you see a plus sign next to Databases, expand Databases and select the new database.

  3. Choose Start/Restart Agent from the Database drop-down menu.

Selecting Start/Restart Agent creates the Staging Agent on the SQDR Plus system, and creates configuration tables and stored procedures on the source system. This process may take several minutes; a green checked icon will appear next to the database name when the process is complete. If the icon remains red, additional troubleshooting may be required before proceeding.