Restricting Databased Connections from only trusted IPs
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System administrators are responsible for, among other things, protecting a database against unauthorized access or misuse by authorized database users (for example, inappropriate access to sensitive information within a database). A common requirement to mitigate such risks is ensuring that users are allowed to connect to the database only from a list of trusted hosts or IP addresses that are known to be secure. This article gives a practical example of how such a requirement can be put in practice by making use of the CONNECT_PROC database configuration parameter of IBM® DB2® for Linux®, UNIX®, and Windows®.