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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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Enable registering SSL connection information for databases cataloged in LDAP.

For databases enabled with SSL connectivity, it would be useful to be able to register the protocol and certificate storage information in the LDAP catalogs as well. Currently the db2dsdriver.cfg supports including this information as part of a da...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

DB2 CLI driver should include all public Root CA certificates

Our applications connect to DB2 using the CLI driver. For years this was not an issue until the SSL certificate expired on the DB2 server and had to be replaced. The replacement certificate was not signed with the same Root CA packaged with the dr...
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

support for Decimal128 data type in nosqljson driver

please refer to case link below https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/case/5003p00002mdjpkAAA/data-conversion-issue-when-loading-mongo-json-into-db2?language=en_US sample record in import file {"_id":{"$oid":"5a15e486cf8e89614439bf9d"},"dealerCode":"200...
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Add package name to SQL0552N msg

When db2exfmt is used from remote clients with different db2levels than the db2 server, than binding of packages with this level is needed. If the users got BIND rights granted, this is done impliziely without problems. However if users don't have...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

Enhance the processing of large db2dsdriver.cfg files with a large number of entries.

Larger customers with a significant number of database servers and databases have created db2dsdriver.cfg files with 1000's of database entries. The current method for processing these to make a connection is not very efficient and can significant...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Silent uninstall of ibm data server runtime client renders in error with db2lswtch

We are having problem when uninstalling IBM Data Server Runtime Client 11.5.7.0 from a script. Install works fine but when uninstalling I use this command from a command window as administrator MSIEXEC /X {9915B73E-D89B-4D1C-89B3-5FEF7978024C} /le...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

How to change Correl-ID on DB2 z/OS using DB2 Connect from Microfocus Enterprise Server?

Hello We are from Banco Santander Brasil. As a global project, we are moving some applications from z/OS mainframe environment to Microfocus Enterprise Server on Linux. Microfocus Enterprise Server product accesses DB2 z/OS through DB2 Connect v.1...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Add JDBC Property "localBindAddress"

Remote Connections to a DB should only be allowed from specific source IPs. However, we do have multiple network interfaces in our UNIX environments (AIX, Linux). With MySQL and PostgreSQL, we can use the property localSocketAddress [1] [2] to cho...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

Single self-contained Windows DLL for .net5/6

With Oracle or Microsoft, we have the possibility to just reference one DLL to get full access to those RDBMS without driver installation. The latest Nuget packages are a nice addition, but publishing a project with VS releases the full clidriver ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Not under consideration

improve exception logging for connection strings in .NET connector for DB2

While we were attempting to setup SSL connectivity from a .NET app to a DB2 server, we were getting the following error:CLI0157E Error opening a file. SQLSTATE=HY507 a vast majority of the documentation available online (and IBM support) indicated...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration