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ORA-28500, ORA-2063 Remote Database Not Found, File not found '.odbc.ini' with DG4DRDA 11.2 Query (Doc ID 1319757.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In the process of configuring Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA (DG4DRDA), connecting to DB2 on zOS, you encounter into the following error:

ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Oracle][ODBC DB2 Wire Protocol driver]Remote Database Not Found: REMOTEDB {HY000,NativeErr = 1242}[Oracle][ODBC DB2 Wire Protocol driver]File not found '.odbc.ini'. {HY000,NativeErr = 1509}
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from DG4DB2A


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