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Created by Guest
Created on Mar 30, 2018

Need to be able to patch B2Bi with an Oracle SSL connection

Once B2Bi is installed you can configure an Oracle SSL connection per these steps.


However in order to patch B2Bi you have to back out these changes and setup a non SSL Oracle connection in order to patch 

What is your industry? Computer Services
How will this idea be used?

Needed to patch B2Bi

  • Guest
    Apr 3, 2018

    Thank you for your participation in the idea community. We agree that this functionality is needed and is part and parcel to providing TLS database connection support. We have accepted this idea and plan to introduce in an upcoming, near term, release. 

    All the best,

    Ryan Wood

    Watson Supply Chain

    Offering Manager B2Bi-SFG & Global Mailbox

  • Guest
    Mar 31, 2018

    This is bug in my view but engineering wouldn't accept it. I strongly vote for it.