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Top Secret for DB2 concerning IBM DB2 APAR PH16434 ptf UI67928

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Article ID: 240414

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Top Secret

Issue/Introduction

  Installing DB2 V12 RSU maintenance and there's an APAR PH16434 that is related to RACF and module [email protected]  Do we need to do anything if we are using Top Secret for DB2 (TSSDB2)?  

  

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : Top Secret for DB2

Resolution

The IBM fix is related to native DB2 fixing a problem passing information to the security exit.  TSS for DB2, (and ENF) gather it's own needed information to work properly. Top Secret already does a check for Bindagent. Nothing is needed for Top Secret for DB2 (or ENF).

Additional Information

To view IBM APAR PH16434:

PH16434: BINDAGENT SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO FREE AND DROP PACKAGE FOR EXTERNAL SECURITY