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Need GSKTRACE tool to format binary GSKTRACE ouput ... similar to DB2 z/OS

We have enabled TLS on a db2 connect gateway SSL cipher specs (SSL_CIPHERSPECS) = TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA,TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256, TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384, TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 SSL versions (SSL_VERSIONS...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 CLI connect to remote database with encrypted password file

The DB2 CLI command line does not provide a way to use an encrypted credentials file to connect remote DB2 databases.The idea is to have a similar solution like the encryped password file for SQL/Q-Replication.The replication tool asnpwd can creat...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Security enhancement - support of roles for GRANT SETSESSIONUSER privilege

After the change of the security setup in DB2 database to a role based model there is still a part where some rights can only be granted to groups instead of roles. This forces admins to maintain to sets of security setups making a complex Task ev...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

implicit GRANT EXECUTE to SYSMON authority for all monitor routines(RIMS)

Customer has to grant the EXECUTE privilege on the monitoring functions to a user who already has the SYSMON authority. They would expect that a user of the SYSMON_GROUP holds this privilege implicitly. This looks like a restriction to the monitor...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Security 1 Not under consideration

Introduce similar to SYSPROC.AUDIT_DELIM_EXTRACT for extracting audit events directly to Syslog

Introduce similar to SYSPROC.AUDIT_DELIM_EXTRACT for extracting audit events directly to Syslog
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 1 Not under consideration

Grant 'create, drop and alter a tablespace' authority to specific user

The Sysctl group can create, drop and alter a tablespace in db2 and also have all authorities of SYSMAINT and SYSMON. Customer just want to give tablespace control authority to specific user.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Provide the option to exclude SELECT statements from db2audit when collecting DML data

The painful and expensive IBM recommended workaround that ended up not being feasible was to create event monitors (multiple so that records can be cleared) with WLM. However, the volume and format of output generated by the event monitors is diss...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

Update SYSMON_GROUP Authority to include privileges needed for db2top (and other monitoring type functions)

Revisit db2top and dcmtop access requirements to identify the basic monitoring features which require privileges above and beyond sysmon_group privileges and update Db2 to have the sysmon_group given all necessary permissions
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 1 Future consideration

Online db encryption at rest

To implement encryption at rest - we have to do backup - restore i.e. outage to application. OUtage can only be avoided in case of HADR setup which is not always the case. This RFE is to bring feature of online db encryption without any outage to ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW - Enhance Trusted Context

We use Trusted Context (TC) to allow connections into a database from IP's configured. However with the move to the cloud, it has become a challenge as the source IP's change dynamically with application restart. We need a TC mechanism to be able ...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration