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implicit GRANT EXECUTE to SYSMON authority for all monitor routines(RIMS)

Customer has to grant the EXECUTE privilege on the monitoring functions to a user who already has the SYSMON authority. They would expect that a user of the SYSMON_GROUP holds this privilege implicitly. This looks like a restriction to the monitor...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Security / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Online db encryption at rest

To implement encryption at rest - we have to do backup - restore i.e. outage to application. OUtage can only be avoided in case of HADR setup which is not always the case. This RFE is to bring feature of online db encryption without any outage to ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Feature enhancement request for caching of password for LDAP plug-ins.

Currently Fiducia GAD is experiencing a bottleneck for the authenfication of DB2 connections against LDAP using the LDAP Plugin. This results in an overload of the LDAP server and in delays for creating new DB2 connections. Fiducia GAD need to cr...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Delivered

Db2 should allow binding its port 50000 on windows to localhost only.

Db2 currently doesn't allow binding its port 50000 on windows to localhost only, this port is left as open port and can be connected from other machines, unauthorized users can exploit this information to test vulnerabilities in the open service a...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 1 Future consideration

Store auditing information directly in a table ( this option does not require files )

Allow DB2 to configure auditing to store auditing information in a table. Information could be retrieved using SELECT commands and there is no need to use system procedures or utilities like db2audit to extract information from files. The purpose ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW - Enhance Trusted Context

We use Trusted Context (TC) to allow connections into a database from IP's configured. However with the move to the cloud, it has become a challenge as the source IP's change dynamically with application restart. We need a TC mechanism to be able ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Add a way to pre-encrypt db2 user password before adding it in response file to do db2 silent install.

We are OEM customer to provider our user Db2+Cognos installation, we're using db2 silent install with a response file, for now, there is no way (no tools, no command) to encrypt a plain db2 user password so that we can add this encrypted password ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Checksum values for DB2 Install files in Fix Central and Passport Advantages sites

Vendor supplied checksum values are required to validate the authenticity of the binaries downloaded from the vendor sites.As of now, we do have checksum values for few of the Web, Java components and we do need similar features for DB2 binaries a...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

remove all world writable permissions on files and directorys see also 79173

Our Security does not want to see files and directorys which have the world writeable permission set se also fea 79173PMR is case TS000140222
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Online SSL_SVR_LABEL SSL label change for encryption in transit

Currently to change SSL_SVR_LABEL we have to db2stop/db2start to enact new SSL label. We request that this be done online without the need for db2stop.
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 1 Delivered