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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 / M3 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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 42 Planned for future release

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 ...
14 days 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...
4 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

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...
4 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.
10 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

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

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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Planned for future release

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...
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...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Not under consideration