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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Components Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 6, 2017

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 create and maintain encrypted password files.
Apply as well capture program are able to read, decrypt and use the password file.
This file contains the database alias, userid and password in an encrypted way.
The idea is to have a similar solution for the DB2 CLI command line in order to have more safety in Shell and/or Perl scripts.

The DB2 CLI connection shall be:
db2 connect to use file .