Saturday, December 5, 2009

Creating a Connection to DB2 in SQL Server Integration Project

In this post, IBM DB2 UDB for iSeries IBMDA400 OLE DB provider is used to create the connection.
To create a connection in SQL Server Integration Project, Right click on the Connection Managers area and select New OLE DB Connection... as shown in the below figure.

Then select the Provider in the top of Connection Manager as the Native OLE DB\ IBM DB2 UDB for iSeries IBMDA400 OLE DB Provider as shown in the below figure.

Then Click on the Data Links... button to provide more details and you will get a screen like a below one.

Then provide the Server Name or IP Address of the Server for the Data Source and provide the required credentials.
After that to provide the required DB2 library click on the All tab and double click on Catalog Library List.
Then you will get a screen as shown below.

Enter the DB2 Library for the Property Value and click OK.

Then you can test the created connection by clicking Test Connection button and if you provided those details correctly you will get a message as shown below.

If you get a message box mentioning Test connection succeeded, that means you are ready to go. Click OK and go to your next step in the ETL process...

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