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There are many applications where application and DB is co-located in the same server. User impersonation via trusted contexts helps control the access of the database for individual users even though a common technical ID is seeded in application...
Description of Limitation: IBM has defined a few limitations with role based access which include the following: A role cannot own database objects. Permissions and roles granted to groups are not considered when you create the following database ...
IBM does not support SSL communications for 2-phase commit (DB2 & MQ)
TS010796788 : DB2 - SSL - Two-Phase commit failures
We are mandate to close unsecured connections to DB2 by closing the TCP/IP connections to DB2. However, we are using 2 -phase commit in between MQ and DB2, which looks for TCP channel opened. As ...
Add option for Audit at table level for changes only.
On db2 Zos there is an option only to audit changes to a table as well as all activity. We have a table that is read very heavily but updated (insert,update,delete) very infrequently.
We are only interested in tracking changed data as it is a cont...
Add debugging/information options for encrypted client connections
While configuring/troubleshooting a Db2 LUW server in a setup with encrypted connections, we need methods to identify the encryption status and ciphers used. E.g. Db2 client is connecting to a Db2 LUW server: I have no means to verify, which TLS c...
about 2 years ago
in Db2 / Security
Time to time there is requirement to be the only user on the database like drop and create database, but there are also users with system authorizations connected to database. Or there is product (even from IBM) like Maximo: https://www.ibm.com/su...
Monitor element, or audit/diagnostic utility, that identifies TLS version of an active DB2 LUW connection (application or session)
We are on the path now to enforcing TLS 1.2 for all SSL at my company. To make it easier for developers, at this point we have enabled TLS 1.2 but are continuing to allow TLS 1.0 and 1.1 database connections. We are hesitant to simply disable TLS ...
Enable db2 to use SVCENAME only as a resync port, not allowing connections to this port
We expect that credentials are properly secured on the network. Db2 LUW will allow part of these credentials to be not properly secured in certain situations. Due to this, we need to convert all of our connections to be SSL connections. But in the...
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