Security enhancements

Db2 11.5.7 provides enhanced security when establishing Transport Layer Securiity (TLS, formerly SSL) connections.

Attention: This mod pack release is currently available for the following Db2 products: Db2 on Cloud and Db2 Warehouse on Cloud will be updated to version 11.5.7 early in 2022.
Table 1 displays a list of security enhancements in Db2 11.5.7:
Table 1. Security enhancements in 11.5.7
Enhancement Description
New KMIP configuration parameter PRIMARY_SERVER_HOST and PRIMARY_SERVER_KMIP_PORT Specify the primary (previously called master) server hostname and port using PRIMARY_SERVER_HOST and PRIMARY_SERVER_KMIP_PORT configuration parameters for KMIP. The old configuration parameters MASTER_SERVER_HOST and MASTER_SERVER_KMIP_PORT may still be used, but are now deprecated.

For more information, refer to Creating a KMIP keystore configuration file.