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Status Delivered
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 21, 2020

Increase Password Size for DB2 Supplied Stored Procedures

We have recently converted from passwords to pass phrases. A number of the IBM supplied stored procedures have passwords limited to VARCHAR(24) and our InfoSec dept is requiring at least 25 at preferably up to 32 chars.

These stored procedures do allow NULL passwords and userids but from a security standpoint that's not going to work for us either.

Request that password size be increased for:

ADMIN_COMMAND_UNIX

ADMIN_JOB_CANCEL

ADMIN_JOB_FETCH

ADMIN_JOB_QUERY

ADMIN_JOB_SUBMIT

ADMIN_TASK_ADD

and any others that allow for password

Needed by Date Aug 21, 2020
  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Nov 17, 2021

    Michael,

    We are pleased to inform you this Idea has been delivered in Db2 12 for z/OS APAR PH35411.

    Sincerely,

    The Db2 for z/OS Development Team