Adding a DB2 Database Instance

To manage a DB2 database, add an instance for the database server.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click Add instance > DB2.

    The Add DB2 instance dialog box appears.

  3. From the Server name list, select the server where you want to create the instance.

  4. In the Instance name box, type a name for the instance.

  5. From the Plan list, select the plan to use for the instances and databases.

    The plan specifies how often the software backs up the instances and databases.

  6. In the DB2 Home box, type the full path to the DB2 home directory.

  7. To specify the DB2 user account used to access the DB2 application, in the User name box type the user name and in the Password box type the password.

  8. Click Add.


Databases that are available under the added instance will be discovered automatically.