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How do I attach a database?

How do I attach a database?

How do I attach a database?

I am working on a projct and need to attach an existing database to a DB2 instance.  I have the tablespace files, but I am not sure where to put them.  When I try to "Add" a database to an instance it only asks me for a drive location, and then it only displays existing databases, not the one I'm trying to attach.  I do not have the backup for this database. Is this even possible?  

RE: How do I attach a database?

Which version of db2 is being used?  On which operating system?

RE: How do I attach a database?

Express 9.5 on Windows

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