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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 Support for IBM ODBC/CLI Driver

As a developer on macOS with an Apple Silicon chip, I want to use the IBM ODBC/CLI Driver (downloadable from here) natively. Emulating is possible but since I am using this driver via Python, all my other Python code now needs to run emulated as w...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 24 Future consideration

Switch the "IBM Data Server Client" over to an MSI installer for Windows machines

Currently the installer uses an ancient InstallShield installer that is a nightmare to roll out. It would be nice if it could be transitioned over to an MSI installer because those are easier to uninstall and roll out.
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

How to change Correl-ID on DB2 z/OS using DB2 Connect from Microfocus Enterprise Server?

Hello We are from Banco Santander Brasil. As a global project, we are moving some applications from z/OS mainframe environment to Microfocus Enterprise Server on Linux. Microfocus Enterprise Server product accesses DB2 z/OS through DB2 Connect v.1...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Adding sticky bits setgid and setuid on DB2 directories

System details: ITM version: 6.3.7 SP13 OS: Linux OS RHEL 7.9 TEPS-DB: DB2 v11.5.8.0 TDW-DB: Oracle Database 19c We have received a security compliance finding related with DB2 world writeable directories. The following 2 directories are world wri...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

Add package name to SQL0552N msg

When db2exfmt is used from remote clients with different db2levels than the db2 server, than binding of packages with this level is needed. If the users got BIND rights granted, this is done impliziely without problems. However if users don't have...
10 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

DB2 CLI driver should include all public Root CA certificates

Our applications connect to DB2 using the CLI driver. For years this was not an issue until the SSL certificate expired on the DB2 server and had to be replaced. The replacement certificate was not signed with the same Root CA packaged with the dr...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Integrity Validation of SW and Updates

In order to complain with the Security Framework Controls of a product which uses Db2 connect SW the following requirement should be fullfilled: "Before applying the software and security updates, their legitimate source should be validated and in...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Planned for future release

Add JDBC Property "localBindAddress"

Remote Connections to a DB should only be allowed from specific source IPs. However, we do have multiple network interfaces in our UNIX environments (AIX, Linux). With MySQL and PostgreSQL, we can use the property localSocketAddress [1] [2] to cho...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

Looking for ability to specify Data Server Driver and Nuget package for different appls on same .NET server

We are interested in IBM providing the ability to support an application using a Db2 NuGet package for Db2 connectivity and another application using DS Driver or Db2 Client on the same .NET server for compatibility between the Db2 NuGet package f...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Not under consideration

Windows Db2-Runtime-Client with Certificate authentication: should also work without specifying sslClientLabel

Windows Db2-Runtime-Client with Certificate authentication: should also work without specifying sslClientLabel Today it is mandatory to define sslClientLabel (aka Friendly Name) if SSLClientKeystoredb value="GSK_MS_CERTIFICATE_STORE" is set. We h...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 3 Planned for future release