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How to override default security protocol in RDi v9.1

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How do you override default protocols with a secure connection to IBM Rational Developer for i (RDi) v9.1?


In RDi version 9.1, 9.1.1 and, the default protocol for a secure connection is TLSv1. In order to use TLSv1.2 protocol, the following changes must be made before starting RDi:

  1. Edit the eclipse.ini file using an editor such as notepad. The eclipse.ini file can be found in the RDi installation directory. The default installation directory is C:\Program Files\IBM\SDP.

  2. Add the following line to the end of the file:

  3. Save the file

Please note, in order to use TLSv1.2 in RDi, the protocol must have already been added to the IBM i server list of protocols.

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Modified date:
02 August 2018