Understand the trusted context feature in Informix
Secure connections with IBM Informix JDBC, ODBC and ESQL/C drivers
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Date archived: May 14, 2019 | First published: May 10, 2012
The use of connection pooling to data sources can lead to role-based security breaches. Support for trusted connections and trusted contexts in IBM® Informix® server gives the flexibility of connection reuse, granting of controlled privileges to the middle tier, and enhanced user accountability in a three-tier application without compromising database security, all while improving system performance. This article discusses trusted connections and trusted contexts, and shows how to manage trusted contexts using JDBC, ESQL/C and ODBC drivers.
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