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plz help:i want to create db2 account Not using OS account

Hi all,
i want to create db2 account not using os account,HOW can i do
it?
it seems that Kerberos can help me ,but i find from info center that
finding groups must using os account,otherwise i must implements a
fplug-in to find group info.
Thanks!
Best Regards

john
2007.8.2

Aug 2 '07 #1
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db*******@gmail.com wrote:
Hi all,
i want to create db2 account not using os account,HOW can i do
it?
it seems that Kerberos can help me ,but i find from info center that
finding groups must using os account,otherwise i must implements a
fplug-in to find group info.
DB2 uses "security plugins" for authentication. The default happens to be
the security plugin, which refers to the OS. You can use other plugins
(just search for them), depending on the authentication mechanism you want
to exploit.

--
Knut Stolze
DB2 z/OS Utilities Development
IBM Germany
Aug 2 '07 #2
On Aug 2, 8:48 pm, Knut Stolze <sto...@de.ibm.comwrote:
db2db2...@gmail.com wrote:
Hi all,
i want to create db2 account not using os account,HOW can i do
it?
it seems that Kerberos can help me ,but i find from info center that
finding groups must using os account,otherwise i must implements a
fplug-in to find group info.

DB2 uses "security plugins" for authentication. The default happens to be
the security plugin, which refers to the OS. You can use other plugins
(just search for them), depending on the authentication mechanism you want
to exploit.

--
Knut Stolze
DB2 z/OS Utilities Development
IBM Germany
thanks very much for your reply.

i have downloaded the ldap authentication plugin for db2 9 and
followed the guide to try it.It seems that i must create an db2
account and group orgnization structure in ldap server, do u have a
script file to create it automatically? Or a detailed guide to create
groups in ldap eg. SYSADM and so on. thanks again!

Aug 3 '07 #3

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