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2522742 - DB2IUPGRADE: ERROR: An error occurred while configuring the instance "db2<sid>"

Symptom

Running db2iupgrade fails when configuring instance:

ERROR: An error occurred while configuring the instance "db2<sid>"

This occurs even though the pre-upgrade check ( db2ckupgrade ) was successful.

  •  In the Db2 Setup log file the following is found:

    Existing instances to configure:       
        Instance name:                       db2<sid>
            Instance user information:      
                 User name:                   db2<sid>
            Fenced user information:        
                 User name:                   db2<sid>

    Setting default global profile registry variables :.......Success
    Initializing instance list :.......Success

    ERROR: An error occurred while configuring the instance "db2<sid>".

    Configuring DB2 instances :.......Failure
    Updating global profile registry :.......Success

  • If the db2iupgrade call was made with -d option ( debug ) the following may be found in the generated .trc file:

    30164  |||||||||||||||||||||||/ 4160501536 IServiceFile::validate ENTRY Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  ,

    30165  |||||||||||||||||||||||| 4160501536 IServiceFile::validate 3 -DATA-  , STRING = DB2_db2<sid>_1
    30166  |||||||||||||||||||||||| 4160501536 IServiceFile::validate 5 -DATA-  , INT64 = 60001
    30167  ||||||||||||||||||||||||/ 4160501536 IServiceFile::getServiceEntry1 ENTRY Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  ,
    30168  ||||||||||||||||||||||||| 4160501536 IServiceFile::getServiceEntry1 20 -DATA-  , STRING = DB2_db2<sid>_1
    30169  |||||||||||||||||||||||||/ 4160501536 iPrepareServicesRecord ENTRY Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  ,
    30170  |||||||||||||||||||||||||\ 4160501536 iPrepareServicesRecord EXIT Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  , INT = 0
    30171  ||||||||||||||||||||||||\ 4160501536 IServiceFile::getServiceEntry1 EXIT Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  , INT = 0
    30172  |||||||||||||||||||||||| 4160501536 IServiceFile::validate 40 -ERROR-  , INT = 60002
    30173  |||||||||||||||||||||||\ 4160501536 IServiceFile::validate EXIT Fri Aug 11 15:14:55 2017 --  , INT = 5119
    30174  ||||||||||||||||||||||| 4160501536 IServiceFile::addService 20 -ERROR-  , INT = 5119

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Keywords

port range , KBA , BC-DB-DB6 , DB2 Universal Database for Unix / NT , Problem

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