Cmdlets for DB2

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Getting Started

Connecting to DB2

Establishing a Connection shows how to authenticate to DB2 and configure any necessary connection properties. You can also configure cmdlet capabilities through the available Connection properties, from data modeling to firewall traversal. The Advanced Settings section shows how to set up more advanced configurations and troubleshoot connection errors.

Connecting from PowerShell

The CData Cmdlets PowerShell Module for DB2 provides a familiar way to interact with DB2 from PowerShell. The cmdlets provide a standard PowerShell interface The CData cmdlets enable you to work with DB2 using standard PowerShell objects; you can chain the cmdlets to each other or other cmdlets in pipelines. The cmdlets also support PowerShell debug streams.

Data Manipulation with Cmdlets

See Establishing a Connection to learn how to get started with the Connect-DB2 cmdlet. You can then pass the DB2Connection object returned to other cmdlets for accessing data:

  • Select-DB2
  • Add-DB2
  • Update-DB2
  • Remove-DB2

Executing SQL from PowerShell

You can execute any SQL query with the Invoke-DB2 cmdlet.

Accessing Debug Output from Streams

See Capturing Errors and Logging to obtain the debug output through PowerShell streams.

PowerShell Version Support

The standard cmdlets are supported in PowerShell 2, 3, 4, and 5.

DB2 Version Support

Compatible with DRDA gateway protocol version 5 and newer. May also connect to DB2 server deployed DRDA gateway.

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