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Status Future consideration
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 26, 2020

IMPALA ODBC/JDBC - LOGON with LDAP user when KERBEROS is Activated

As mentioned on IBM Case Number TS003596483, we need a way to connect IMPALA ODBC/JDBC using LDAP when KERBEROS is activated on Cluster.

On ODBC, using AuthenticationMethod=-1 and AuthenticationMethod=0 it shows "socket closed" error. Using AuthenticationMethod=1 it use Kerberos User authenticated on OS.

Needed by Date Jun 26, 2020
  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye
    Jun 26, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to submit this request. We value your feedback on our products.

    I noticed in your IBM Support case that you actually created a related request on Progress website https://datadirect.ideas.aha.io/ideas/DDIDEAS-I-350

    We might be dependant on the success of this one, to be able to proceed with your request.

    Thanks again for your feedback, we'll keep you informed.