Cloning VM when DB2 is on

In today's virtualized environment, it is easier to clone a virtual machine from an existing one. When DB2 is already installed with Tivoli SA MP for high availability, we need to also make sure that each host has a unique node id otherwise HA configuration will...

BGInfo for Linux

If you are spoiled using BGInfo of Windows to show some useful information on your desktop, you may try this poorly written but working script that does the same thing. This was written for SuSe Linux but can be adapted for other distribution. If you happen to make...

Generate and copy /etc/hosts file to all hosts

The scripts that I am sharing are used to do the DB2 pureScale install on 'n' number of hosts. One of the issue is to have consistent /etc/hosts file on all nodes. The input file is ip.txt similar to the previous posts.   Script to generate and copy hosts...

Set up passwordless SSH between hosts

If you need to set up a passwordless SSH between multiple hosts, you can try the following script to do it automatically for you rather than manually copying the keys from one hosts to another. The script needs an input file ip.txt that has server information for all...