Configure a Db2® datasource on your Guardium® system.

Supported Authentication Methods

Authentication Supported
Local user Yes
Kerberos No
Mutual SSL No


Field Description
Host Name/IP Required. The hostname or IP address of the datasource.
Database name The name of the database.
Port number Required. Default value: 50000.
Schema The name of the database schema.
Connection property Properties that must be included in the JDBC URL to establish a JDBC connection with the datasource. The required format is property1=value;property2=value, where each property and value pair is separated by a semicolon.
For examples, refer to the database vendor's JDBC documentation.
Custom URL The connection string to the datasource. When the custom URL is not provided, the datasource connection is made by using properties such as the hostname and port number.

Example: For an encrypted connection, enter securityMechanism=13

CAS (Configuration Auditing System) database instance

If you are a CAS user, configure the CAS database instance.

Field Description
Account The name of the account owner.

Example: db2inst1

Directory The name of the installation directory.

Usually the home directory of db2inst1 or C:\Program Files\IBM\SQLLIB on Windows

The program db2cmd.exe must be on the system path, or in the bin subdirectory of the Database Instance Directory.