The StarAdmin utility is used to bind StarSQL driver packages on a DB2 host database. A StarAdmin user must have sufficient rights to create collections and bind packages, tasks which are typically performed by a Database Administrator ("DBA"), host administrator ("Security Officer"), or other privileged user.
It is a standalone application which must have TCP/IP access to a host database that is configured to accept remote commands using the Distributed Relational Database Architecture (DRDA) protocol. See System Requirements below for a list of supported platforms. Note that StarAdmin is available either as a standalone installer or as part of the Tools subfolder of an SQDR Plus installation.
The following topics are addressed in these Release Notes. Refer to the Binding StarSQL Packages Using StarAdmin tech note (Quick Start Guide) for detailed information about installing StarAdmin for the first time, and refer to the StarAdmin online documentation for detailed information about using StarAdmin.
You can install and run StarAdmin on computers with the following operating systems.
StarAdmin for Windows requires Visual C++ 2015 runtimes. The StarAdmin installer will install the Microsoft-supplied Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable package if it is not already present on the system. The Microsoft Redistributable package will remain on the system if StarAdmin is upgraded or uninstalled.
This section provides information about problems or enhancements that are made available as "point releases" and major releases of the StarAdmin software.
|Version Number||Release Date||Significant Changes|
|6.36.0608||Jun 2018||14323 - Windows installer: remove StarSQL_SSL14.jar |
Update StarSQL, StarSQL for Java
|6.34.0219||Feb 2018||11889 - StarAdmin: support SSL |
11831 - StarAdmin Windows installer: add SSL components
13987 - StarAdmin: ability to add properties (e.g. drdaTrace, pwdEncryption) to JDBC connection URL
|6.34.0116||Jan 2018||Update StarSQL|
|6.33.1002||Oct 2017||Update StarSQL|
|6.31.1025||Dec 2016||13781 StarAdmin installer: update to InstallShield 2016 |
13830 Update VS2015u3 PRQ to latest version and fix registry condition
|6.30.0830||Aug 2016||13725 StarAdmin installer: replace vs2008 redist with vs2015 redist |
13657 Installer: update JRE
13658 Installer: create 64-bit installer
13677 StarAdmin: Update help file
|6.27.0524||May 2016||Update StarSQL and StarSQL for Java |
13482 Installer: update to IS2015 and use new SHA-256 code-signing certificate
|6.20.1007||Oct 2014||Update StarSQL and StarSQL for Java|
|6.19.1307||Jan 2014||Update StarSQL|
|6.00.0929||Sep 2011||11716 Add PkgOwnID option to StarAdmin |
Update StarSQL, StarSQL for Java, and JRE
|5.55.0727||Jul 2010||Update StarSQL|
|5.54.0521||May 2010||Update StarSQL|
|5.53.0505||May 2010||Update StarSQL|
|5.52.1130||Nov 2009||Update StarSQL and StarSQL for Java |
11018 - Failure to grant privileges on DB configured for UHC (on UDB v7)
|5.51.0910||Sept 2009||Initial Release|
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|Network Protocol/Gateways||Protocol and/or Gateways used (i.e., TCP/IP, HIS 2000)|
|Client Type||Client Type and Operating System (i.e., Windows 2008 SP2)|
|StarQuest Product, |
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|Which StarQuest product and what version is installed (i.e., StarSQL for Windows v6.11.07.20) |
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