Microsoft KB Archive/924452
Article ID: 924452
Article Last Modified on 12/4/2007
- Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
- Microsoft Host Integration Server 2004 Standard Edition
When you use Microsoft ODBC Driver for DB2 to access an IBM DB2 table on an IBM DB2 Universal Database (UDB) for z/OS system, you receive the following error message:
This problem occurs when the IBM DB2 table name is longer than 18 characters.
- The exact format of this error message may vary depending on the application that uses ODBC Driver for DB2.
- IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS was previously known as IBM DB2/MVS.
ODBC Driver for DB2 is designed to support a maximum table name length of 18 characters when ODBC Driver for DB2 connects to an IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS system. This length corresponds to the maximum table name length that is supported by IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS versions that are earlier than IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS version 8.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform||SP requirement|
|Db2oledb.h||Not Applicable||24,579||03-Nov-2006||17:36||Not Applicable||SP1|
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
After you apply this hotfix, ODBC Driver for DB2 can access IBM DB2 tables that have table names that are up to 128 characters long. This length is the maximum unqualified table name length that is supported by IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS version 8.
For more information about a problem that occurs when you use ODBC Driver for DB2 to access an IBM DB2 table that has a column name that is 30 characters long, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
924453 FIX: Error message when you use Microsoft ODBC Driver for DB2 to access an IBM DB2 table that has a column name that is 30 characters long: "General error"
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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