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Help connecting to my database


Hello, getting the following error :

ERROR [08001] [IBM] SQL30081N A communication error has been detected. Communication protocol being used: “TCP/IP”. Communication API being used: “SOCKETS”. Location where the error was detected: “”. Communication function detecting the error: “recv”. Protocol specific error code(s): “", "”, “0”. SQLSTATE=08001

My Connection parameters:

Login: hs
Default Schema: hs

Connection Details:
Catalog node: RAM1 (I’m not sure if this is correct)
Database Name: HSPRD
Instance: hsprd
System: DB2_hsprd:6000-AIX

Any input would be greatly appreciaited.

Message was edited by: Edwin Miller


Hi Edwin,

This is an error I would expect to see if your catalog information is incorrect. You should verify the server information with your DBA.

If I had to guess, I’d say the port number is wrong. I see 60000 as a port number more frequently than 6000.