How to Avoid DB2 Connect Gateway Agents Ending In Suspended State When Interfacing With Tuxedo?
Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Tuxedo - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
IBM issue with DB2 on Mainframe due to the IBM statement below :
(However, xa_rollback can be called using a different transport from that which was used to call xa_start and xa_end.)
If xa_rollback (or any other XA command) is called for an XID for which xa_end has not yet been called, that can lead to a hang situation in the Transaction Manager.
This is incorrect. It would require the application connecting to use dynamic registration and in that case the verbs xa_start and xa_end are not used.
The attachment to the transaction is done through the xa_reg/xa_unreg verbs using static registration.
Static registration of the DB2 resource manager is done during the build. See IBM documentation for the RM definition and use that in the Tuxedo resource manager definition file (i.e. Tuxedo RM file).
However, it is possible that the DB2Connect agent could still freeze when using static registration.
How can we avoid this?
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