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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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DB2 for z/OS: Ability to Retrieve Output SP Parameters Into Global Variables in Dynamic CALL

Add the ability to retrieve output and inout parameter values into global variables in dynamic stored procedure calls. Need this functionality for DB2 for z/OS. Apparently, it already exists for DB2 LUW.
22 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Submitted

Security Patching

Security fixes to be delivered separately from fix packs and easier to install (e.g., just a zap) for db2 connect. Large installation base require complex scheduling to get security patches updated. Security patching is critical due to regulatory ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

When using SSL to connect to DB2 on z/OS. Add the OCSP feature in the SSL handshake.

One of the new audit requirements in our organization is that OCSP or CRL should be used when SSL is used for communication. If i'm good informed currently this option isn't available in the SSL communication between DB2 on z/OS and it's DB2 conne...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

Make Db2 Connect ready for the future (which is already here)

Hi IBM Community, hi IBM Support, as part of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux version change, at the moment we have to set up many new server systems for the application software we support.Our application software relies heavily on DB2 and so the IBM D...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

Make RESYNC port secured

Why is it useful?Making the DB2 resync port secure will protect it from getting hacked or allowing unsecured connections to a port that could be used to serve data from the mainframe for nefarious purposes beyond two-phase commit work. Who would b...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

CLP command shoud read db2dsdriver.cfg

Db2 command line processor (CLP) shoud read the db2dsdriver.cfg (as CLPPlus does) in order to set particular parameter as current application compatiblity or current packageset when you need a different value from the the default. Thanks
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

ACS Screen split (Horizontal/Vertical)

During our transition from Bosanova (telnet client) to the 5250 of i Access Client, a key feature we found lacking was the ability to split sessions into 2 or 4 parts with a single button press. In our previous Bosanova setup, this functionality a...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

As cloud developer, I need small, easy to install IBM DB drivers for Node.js, Python, Go and more

When developing or working with containerized apps or even serverless technologies like FaaS (Function-as-a-Service), compact container sizes and quick and easy installation of all required components is essential. Contrast that with the big roadb...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

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.
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

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...
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted