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cannot recreate DB after dropping !!!

cannot recreate DB after dropping !!!

(OP)
I am in kind of a bind.   Every week I restore our production Database into a different database on a different Server for viewing by the users.  Both Server are Windows boxes running V9.5

Usually a just do a redirected restore but the datbase is growing by eaps and bounds so this week I decided to drop the target database and then recreate it fresh, set the tablespace and then restore.

I dropped the target database and now I cannot recreate it in that instance. when i try and recreate it I get this error:

SQL1005N  The database alias "dutdm" already exists in either the
local database directory or system database directory.

I have tried catloging and uncataloging the target database in the instance..  whatever I try it just says the database does not exist.     Can anyone help?????
 

RE: cannot recreate DB after dropping !!!

(OP)
I've tried cataloging the database back to it's original drive

db2 catalog database dutdm on C:

but I get the same error..

SQL1005N  The database alias "dutdm" already exists in either the local database directory or system database directory.
 

RE: cannot recreate DB after dropping !!!

db2 list db directoy

and look up the local database directory for the database.

db2 list db directory on <dirname>

will show you that database name

you can do

db2 uncatalog database <dbname> on <dirname>

I do realize that the question is 3+ months old, but am hoping it will be of help to someone else facing the same problem.

Cheers
Sathyaram

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