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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 3, 2018

Support for Advanced JDBC Connection parameters on ASM connections

When configuring IDR CDC Agent for Oracle databases having ASM stored redo and archive logs, and having crypto-checksumming parameters in sqlnet.ora, IDR CDC Agent take advanced JDBC configuration parameters when connecting to the Database but not when connecting to ASM, making the solution unusable for these cases.

This is a stopper for those clients.

  • Guest
    Dec 12, 2019

    This feature has been released in current versions IIDR v11.4 .  ( 11.4-5128 + later)
    Instance Configuration tool now prompts for the option to specify  separate ASM connection Advanced JDBC Parameters  to include   Oracle Advanced Security settings for application level encryption and integrity settings,  as well as other JDBC driver parameters as needed or provided by IBM Support.