Adding a DB2 MultiNode Database Server


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To back up DB2 MultiNode databases on a DB2 database server, add the server.


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

    The Instances page appears.

  2. Click Add server, and then select DB2.

    The Add DB2 server dialog box appears.

  3. For OS Type, select Unix and Linux.

  4. In the Database server name box, type the name or the IP address of the server.

  5. In the Username and Password boxes, type the credentials that you use to connect to the server.

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

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

  7. To grant write access to a UNIX group, such as the dba group, in the UNIX group box, type the name of the group.

  8. To specify the location where the DB2 log directories are stored, in the DB2 logs path box, enter the full path to the directory.

    Separate directories under this path are used for each of the following DB2 log types: archive logs, audit error logs, and retrieve logs. If the directories do not exist, they are created.

  9. To specify the location where the Commvault software is installed, in the Installation location box, enter the full path to the directory.

    By default, the software is installed in /opt/Commvault.

  10. Click Add.


The necessary Commvault software packages are installed on the server.