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SYSIBM.CLIENT_IPADDR generated columns

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The SYSIBM.CLIENT_IPADDR generated column in a table has been enhanced for non-TCP/IP based connections.

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The SYSIBM.CLIENT_IPADDR global variable can be referenced at any point in SQL, or encapsulated into a table as a generated column to audit which IP address changed any row in the database file.
For example:
alter table toystore.sales
  add column audit_client_IP varchar(128)
  generated always as (SYSIBM.CLIENT_IPADDR) implicitly hidden;
With this enhancement, the value in audit_client_IP will no longer be NULL when traditional, non-TCP/IP interfaces are used to affect change in the database file.
Audit the IP addreess changing rows within a database file

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Modified date:
13 April 2021

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ibm16442061