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Encrypt password in the DVM JDBC Gateway credential management system
Royal Bank of Canada and likely other customers have the following need.With DVM and the QMF Server and the JDBC Gateway the credential management system of Globals and the AVZDRATH job will be a security\auditing issue.1) If the users are mapped ...
(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.)
So far, DVM does not provide "SQL Reference" kind of product manual which describes SQL syntax rules supported by DVM. Somebody said it is because DVM is co...
We need the ability to manage the components (virtual tables, virtual views, etc.) generated by DVM in our software configuration management (SCM) system in order for them to be part of our DevOpts pipeline. Using the current batch utility (AVZGN...
Apply Copybook when defining Db2 for z/OS virtual table
(This IDEA item was written based on a customer requirement revealed in DVM POC test at customer site.) So far, customer cannot apply COBOL copybook (assembler DSECT, PL/I DCL statements, etc. also) when defining DBMS (RDBMS) virtual table includi...
Currently creating package binds for Db2 z/OS is completely separated from the DVM subsystem. I can roll out the packages to all Db2 z/OS subsystems before any DVM subsystems are created. For Db2 LUW, in order to install the binds, I must first ...
Utilize IMS Dynamic Allocation Library for IMS Direct access
Currently DVM requires that RECON datasets be utilized for IMS Direct access. RECON datasets are not used in our test environments since DBRC is not enabled. The same information can be pulled from the dynamic allocation libraries, which are typ...
Allow configuration to specify hlq for MMAP and MFL datasets
Currently, when users are creating a Web Service directory, they are prompted to provide a High Level Qualifier for the MMAP dataset. If they provide their own ID, DVM will successfully create the dataset, but does not have access to it resulting...
Allow DVM to access alternative credentials from a RACF or ICSF repository instead of using global variables
We would like for DVM to be able to seamlessly access RACF in order to retrieve alternative credentials for users that are accessing data behind LDAP security.
The current solution is to use AVZDRATH utility to create the alternative credential...
Ability for DVM subsystem started task ID use an alternative ID when connecting to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.)
The ID that we use to run DVM is not able to connect to other systems (DB2, IMS, JGate,etc.) via password, passticket, etc. During startup, DVM attempts to connect to these systems in order to collect metadata. These connections fail, which cau...
Studio enhancement to add a "Validate SQL" action in the right-click context menu for the SQL Editor
This would be similar to the current "Execute SQL" action, except a SQL on one or more selected statements would be performed, and the results would be written to the SQL Messages tab (success or SQL Exception).
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