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A name for the connection. This name must be unique within the organization. Connection names can contain alphanumeric characters, spaces, and the following special characters: _ . + -
Spaces at the beginning or end of the name are trimmed and are not saved as part of the name. Maximum length is 100 characters. Connection names are not case sensitive.
An optional description for the connection. Maximum length is 255 characters.
The type of connection. Ensure that the type is Db2 for i Database Ingestion.
The name of the runtime environment where you want to run
database ingestiontasks. You define runtime environments in
The user name to use for connecting to the Db2 for i instance.
The password to use for connecting to the Db2 for i instance.
The name of the machine that hosts the database server.
The network port number used to connect to the database server.
The name of the Db2 for i location that you want to access. Your system administrator can determine the name of the Db2 location by using the WRKRDBDIRE command. In the output, find the name of the database that is listed as *LOCAL and then use that value as the value of this property.
Code Page for Bit Data
The code page that Mass Ingestion Databases uses to read character data that is stored as bit data. This value must be a canonical name for the java.io API and java.lang API. For more information, see the supported encodings in the Oracle Java documentation. Specify this property if you have FOR BIT DATA source columns.
Advanced Connection Properties
Advanced properties for the Progress DataDirect JDBC DB2 driver, which is used to connect to the Db2 for i source. If you specify more than one
valueentry, separate them with a semicolon (;).
The driver properties that you can enter in this field are described in the Progress DataDirect documentation at https://docs.progress.com/bundle/datadirect-connect-jdbc-51/page/Connection-Properties_10.html. For example, you can set the ConnectionRetryCount property to control the number of times the driver retries attempts to connect to the primary database server.
Updated November 30, 2022