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Understanding DB2® 9 Security: DB2® Information Management Software by Yuk-Kuen Henry Chan, Carmen Ka Man Wong, Kevin Yeung-Kuen See, Rebecca Bond

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Chapter 10. SSH for Data-Partitioning on UNIX Platforms

How many pieces does it take to make a whole? The DBA’s answer: “It depends.” If you are a DBA who manages a DPF environment, your invisible cape must be very thick indeed.

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Security management for a single-partition environment is quite challenging, but multipartition databases require special considerations. What steps can you take to ensure that any machine-to-machine communications are as secure as possible?

Secure Shell (SSH) for Data-Partitioning Feature on UNIX

With the DB2 Data-Partitioning Feature (DPF) on UNIX platforms, DB2 instances must execute commands at all partitions in db2nodes.cfg. For example, to start or stop DB2 instances, DB2 sends the actual db2start ...

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