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Status Delivered
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 8, 2019

HADR SSL support for cipher configuration

Currently with v11.1 Mod4 Fixpack 4 there is no functionality to change the SSL cipher used to communicate between Primary and Standby.

The DBM CFG parameters SSL_VERSIONS or SSL_CIPHERSPECS do not apply to HADR. HADR is hard coded to use TLS v1.2. Please add a parameter such as HADR_SSL_CIPHERSPECS so the user can choose which cipher to use. This would help prevent security auditing software from detecing weak ciphers as more users implement SSL/TLS.  

  • Admin
    Michael Roecken
    Jun 27, 2019

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