• Java Virtual Machine (JRE) v5 or higher. It can be used with the virtual machine included in DB2 version 9.1 or higher. However, Java v5 is End of Life, and because of this the new compilations will be done in Java v6, and we cannot assure that they will have backward compatibility.
  • Less than 1 MB of hard disk space.
  • Operative system: Windows, Linux, UNIX (AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, MacOS.)
  • DB2 (client, server: something that has the console CLP.) This is not a requirement, but the application was designed to call the DB2 CLP.


The official version of the application can be downloaded from https://sourceforge.net/projects/zemucan/files/

There is also a mirror in https://www.ohloh.net/p/zemucansuka/download


Files copy

Linux or Unix

To install in Linux, you must execute this command in the directory where you want to have the copy of the files.

tar -zxvf sa-distribution.tar.gz

To install in AIX, you must execute this command in the directory where you want to have the copy of the files.

gunzip -c sa-distribution.tar.gz | tar -xvf-

The directory where the files are copied can be /opt/sa and then you add the path to the path variable.

If you do not want to use that directory, you can install it in the user home and then add the path to the path variable in the .profile file.


To install it in Windows you have to uncompress the .zip file with a tool for that, like 7zip, giving the directory where you want to copy the files.

The target directory can be c:\Program Files\sa and then you add this path to the PATH environment variable (In Windows XP, in the Control Panel, System, Environment Variables. In Windows Vista, in the Control Panel, System, Advance System Configuration, Environment Variables)


If Java is in the path variable, the application is ready to be executed.

If it is not present in this variable, it can be necessary to modify the sa.sh file in Linux / Unix, or sa.bat in Windows, to tell explicitly where the location of the Java command is. In those files there is a variable called JAVA_PATH that is empty by default.

If Java is not installed, you can download it from http://java.com/.


Linux o Unix

Just execute the file:



Just execute the next command:


Zemucan also works, without the extension, because Windows recognize it.


This video explains how the application can be installed and executed everywhere in the file system.

Other ways to download

  • Download the last stable version with the SCM Maven plugin. You must have Apache Maven installed, and then, just execute the next command:
    mvn -DconnectionUrl="scm:svn:https://zemucan.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/zemucan/trunk/" -Dgoals=package scm:bootstrap

    Maven will download all the necessary plugin, the source code of this application, and then it will create a distribution file.

    In the null/target/checkout directory, there will be the last version of the repository (trunk - Stable version.)

    The total time (Maven execution, download Maven plugins, download source, compilation, tests, and packaging) is around 7 minutes (Test done in an AIX p550 with high-speed Internet connection.)

    Then, you have to change the directory:

    cd null/target/checkout/source-code/main/target/

    Finally, you have to extract the files with the right tool (tar, gzip, 7zip.)

    Note: If you have a message like:

    svn: OPTIONS of 'https://zemucan.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/zemucan/trunk': Server certificate verification failed: issuer is not trusted (https://zemucan.svn.sourceforge.net)

    You just can do this in order to retrieve the certificate:

    svn ls https://zemucan.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/zemucan

    And then, accept it permanently.