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Status Delivered
Components Data Server Manager
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 25, 2017

Support secure LDAP in DataServerManager

DataServerManager does not support a secure LDAP connection via LDAPS (SSL/TLS via Port ) yet. In our company, a unsecure LDAP simple bind is deactivated due to our security policy so we can't use the advantages of user authentication with LDAP in DSM. This issue blocks our DSM rollout for
hundreds of developers. We need support of using secure LDAP in DataServerManager.
  • Guest
    Jul 9, 2021

    Link to tech note on how to set up secured LDAP with Data Server Manager: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6455189

  • Guest
    May 20, 2021

    Quick update on this idea. Db2 Data Management Console now supports LDAPS (see screenshot below).

    For DSM customers, we will publish a tech note soon on " how to set up secure LDAP via proxy". I'll post a link here, once it's available.


  • Guest
    May 29, 2020

    The new Data Management Console (think of it as DSM v3) supports StartTLS on OpenLDAP. Learn about about DMC here: ibm.biz/Db2Console

  • Guest
    Sep 12, 2019

    No organisation with any sense for security still uses unsecured LDAP.
    To my opinion this is a big flaw in the design of DSM and should be fixed asap.

  • Guest
    May 20, 2019

    We have the same issue and have as a requirement to only use a secured LDAP SSL port so this is a big restriction for us.