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Status Future consideration
Workspace Connect:Direct
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 20, 2022

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user.

Proposed solutions include:

  • certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable)

  • password vault support (optional)

Solution should provide an option to utilize the same TLS certificate for Secure+ transfers and for connection to local PostgreSQL database (using certificate's cn (Common Name) mapping in PostgreSQL).

What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Replacement of locally stored, encrypted passwords from Windows Registry into certificate-based authentication.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders
    Mar 25, 2022

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. I have reviewed it with my team and we believe this could be a useful enhancement to C:D. I have accepted it and will add it to our backlog of potential enhancements to deliver moving forward.


    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Product Manager