What are the prerequisites or changes required at WAS level(Application server) when AUTHENTICATION is changed to DATA_ENCRYPT in DB2 server?
Priyanka Joshi 270003HTNX Visits (4389)
On DB2 server, we have a database manager configuration parameter - AUTHENTICATION, which specifies and determines how and where authentication of a user takes place. There are different options you could select based on your requirement. Reference : https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.config.doc/doc/r0000294.html A value of DATA_ENCRYPT means the authentication takes place at the server and it expects the user IDs, passwords and data that is sent over the network to be... [More]
75 ways to demystify DB2: #40: ExpertAdvice: Learn how security mechanism is implemented in IBM DB2 JCC type 4 driver using an example
MaryKassey 270002GKDM Visits (10051)
Interested to learn how security mechanism works in JCC type 4 driver using a sample java program? Here is a demo showing comparison of JCC property securityMechanism= CLEAR_TEXT_PASSWORD_SECURITY (3) and ENCRYPTED_USER_PASSWORD_AND_DATA_SECURITY (13) with JCC trace buffers. Notes: securityMechanism= ENCRYPTED_USER_PASSWORD_AND_DATA_SECURITY (13) - Encrypted user ID, encrypted password, and encrypted security-sensitive data securityMechanism= CLEAR_TEXT_PASSWORD_SECURITY (3) - Clear text userid and password... [More]