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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 17, 2020

Allow connections to db2 luw databases to use SSL

Our company is in the middle of implementing an 'in-flight data encryption' for all database activity that requires SSL use. Other IBM products such as IBM Data Studio and Data Server Manager allow for connections to databases using SSL jdbc drivers. We have also been able to use local DB2 CLI node and database catalogs to specify SSL. But Recovery Expert seem to not have any options for using SSL.

Needed by Date Mar 17, 2020
  • Admin
    Jane Chan
    Dec 24, 2020

    This is to be delivered by the Db2 LUW team. So i will move this to the Db2 LUW product.

  • Admin
    May Chu
    Jul 17, 2020

    I will change this status back to "NEEDS REVIEW", and wait until there is a RE for LUW category (to transfer it)

  • Guest
    Jul 17, 2020

    Apparently there is no workspace entry for RE LUW. I only see one entry in the list, which does not indicate the o/s platform. I'm not sure how a customer would add an entry related to the LUW version.

    In any case, for benefit of the customer, we DO intend to implement this functionality in Db2 Recovery Expert for LUW. It is still planned for the later half of 2020. I have discussed it with Derek Carter (IBM).

    I will follow up with our IBM product contact to see about adding a workspace entry for RE LUW for future requests.

    Ken Buck

  • Admin
    May Chu
    Jul 17, 2020

    This is for LUW RE, notfor z/OS

  • Guest
    May 27, 2020

    After more research, we believe it should be practical to add this support in a way similar to the method used by the Data Server Manager (DSM) product. We are planning to include this in a future product update for later in the year. We do not have a specific target date at this time.

    Ken Buck / Db2 Recovery Expert team

  • Guest
    Mar 25, 2020

    We agree this is a desirable feature. We are investigating what is required to support it.