Installing DB2 CAE (Client Application Enabler)


To install the Client Application Enabler proceed as follows:

  1. Log on to the machine on which you want to install the administration tools.
  2. If you are not installing directly on the database server, use user account db2admin

    If you are installing directly on the database server, use user account db2<sapsid> .

    The user db2admin requires administrative rights. Your system administrator should be able to help you with this.

  3. Insert the CD with the DB2 database software into the CD-ROM drive.
  4. Open a command window and switch to the CD-ROM drive.
  5. Choose Start ® Programs ® Command prompt <drive letter for the CD-ROM drive>:
  6. To change to the drive containing the DB2 installation program, enter:
  7. cd \NT\I386\DBSW

  8. To start the installation program for the DB2 database software, enter:
  9. setup.exe

    The Welcome screen is displayed.

  10. Confirm you wish to continue by choosing Next.
  11. The Select Products screen is displayed.

  12. Select DB2 Client Application Enabler and choose Next.
  13. The Enable Remote Administration screen is displayed.

  14. Select Install components required to administer remote servers and choose Next.
  15. The Select Installation Type screen is displayed.

  16. Choose installation type Typical.
  17. The Select Destination Directory screen is displayed.

  18. Select your installation directory and choose Next.
  19. A screen is displayed that summarizes your installation options.

  20. Choose Install.

The software is installed. Depending on your configuration, the installation program may ask you to reboot your computer, in which case you should do this.


The DB2 CAE is now installed.