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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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 35 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 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...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 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...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Planned for future release

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

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

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...
30 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types DATETIME

Hi, we are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. Currently using the Net5.IBM.Data.Db2 driver connecting through the DRDA protocol.For DATETIME data types we are having trouble searching. A simple query is throwing the excepti...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 5 Future consideration

Provide .NET Standard 2.1 compliant nuget for use with Entity Framework 6.4+

Support, We currently are converting our applications to .NET Core. Microsoft provided a .NET Standard 2.1 compatible version of EF starting with EF 6.3 and continuing with EF 6.4. The issue however is we are having issues getting your latest EF 6...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 6