Lawson Insight on OS/390 Installation Experiences

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 15 May 2000

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ISBN-10: 0738416096
ISBN-13: 9780738416090
IBM Form #: SG24-5616-00
(136 pages)

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Authors: Kathryn Arrell


This IBM Redbooks publication will help you install and customize Lawson Insight Applications for OS/390 Release 2.8 with DB2 V6. It is based on the installation experiences gained while installing Lawson Insight Applications with DB2 V6 for use with OS/390 V2R8 at the ITSO in Poughkeepsie.

It contains an introduction to the architecture of the Lawson applications for OS/390 Solution. It also describes the customization needed for OS/390 and DB2 V6.1 and the Lawson installation process to install the applications. It includes guidelines for setting up and administering DB2 for Lawson Insight.

This book will be especially useful for those installing Lawson Insight Applications on OS/390 for the first time.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview
Chapter 2. Overview of our test systems
Chapter 3. Preparing DB2
Chapter 4. Installation procedure
Chapter 5. Moving the database to DB2 on OS/390
Chapter 6. Setting up DB2 for a second product line
Chapter 7. Administration of Lawson Applications on DB2 OS/390
Chapter 8. Problems we encountered
Appendix A. Installation questionnaire
Appendix B. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Appendix C. Setting up DB2 Connect
Appendix D. Setting up DDF
Appendix E. DSNZPARMS for DB2
Appendix F. Job to add temporary tablespaces
Appendix G. JCL to execute RUNSTATS after the database is loaded
Appendix H. Reducing Lawson UNIX file permissions
Appendix I. Connectivity options
Appendix J. Enterprise Storage Server (ESS)

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