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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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Apple Silicon / M1 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...
4 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Under review

Multifactor Authentication Support for db2connectactivate utility execution on z/OS Db2

We have a large amount of z/OS Db2 workload initiated from remote connections. Initially we used Db2 Connect servers to facilitate those connections but have recently moved to direct connections whicWackage. We use the db2connectactivate utility t...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future 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 1 year 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...
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Future consideration

IBM DB Python Driver: Support for wheels and smaller module

It would be great to have some form of binary distribution of this Db2 driver for Python. It would simplify building Docker containers and help reducing the container size and setup time.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Future 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 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Future 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...
10 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

Red Hat SSO need to support Db2

Red Hat SSO does not support Db2 according to documentation https://access.redhat.com/articles/2342861 Customers who are using Db2 would like to be able to use it for Red Hat SSO. Maintaining additional databases add complexity and cost.
3 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 6