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 OCTOBER 12, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version 11.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 12-Oct-2012***

Symptoms

In the process of configuring Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA (DG4DRDA) 11.2.0.2, 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

Cause

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