How to connect to a local database with Toad for DB2.
1. Launch Toad for DB2. The new connection screen should appear.
2. Click on the icon next to "Database Alias" to add a node.
3. Choose Manual Configuration.
4. For host name, please use the local IP address. You can also try using the string localhost.
5. Proceed through the wizard to complete creating the node.
6. Try connecting with the node.