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Status Submitted
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 10, 2024

db2prereqcheck on AIX should detect presence of a soft link for /usr/bin/python3 as it is required by some pureScale cluster components

db2prereqcheck contains code to check the presence of python3. This is required for pureScale (GPFS in particular).

However, if the softlink in /usr/bin/python3 is missing, when upgrading from Db2 11.5.8 to 11.5.9, db2prereqcheck doesn't log any messages indicating that the link can not be found. This results in some GPFS commands failing at runtime.

Only after the user creates a soft link from /usr/bin to their python3 install location are they able to get all of the GPFS components working successfully.

This only appears to be an issue on AIX.  If a soft link is not present on a Linux install, db2prereqcheck appears to detect and log this successfully.

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool