DB2 Properties (General)

Use this dialog box to manage the DB2 iDataAgent properties.

Client Name

Displays the name of the client computer.


Displays the identity of the agent that is installed on the client computer.


Displays the Agent software version installed on the client computer.

Installed Date

Displays the date on which the agent was installed or upgraded on the client computer.

Enable Database Discovery

When selected, databases are automatically discovered every  168 hours (one week) by default or whenever the Communications Service (GxCVD) is restarted. The default 168 hour (one week) timing can be overridden with the nDBDISCOVERYINTERVAL additional setting.


Use this field to enter a description about the entity. This description can include information about the entity's content, cautionary notes, etc.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.