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Symantec Enterprise Security Manager - Modules for IBM DB2 Databases Release 3.0

March 31, 2011

Description

The ESM modules for IBM DB2 database are used to assess the security compliance of IBM DB2 version 8.1,8.2, 9.1, 9.5, and 9.7 databases.

For detailed descriptions of new features and enhancements, download the Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Modules for IBM DB2 Databases Release Notes.

Enhancements

This release of Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Modules for IBM DB2 Databases provides the following enhancements:

  • Support for the following:
    • IBM DB2 version 9.5 and 9.7 databases
    • Windows Server 2008
    • IBM AIX 6.1
    • RHEL AS 4
  • New ESM DB2 Discovery module
    The ESM DB2 Discovery is a host based module and does the following:
    • Automates the process of detection and configuration of new databases and instances that are not yet configured on the local ESM agent computers.
    • Detects the uninstalled databases and instances that are still configured on the ESM agent computers.
    • Lets you delete the configuration records of the uninstalled databases and instances from the ESM agent computers.
  • Three new checks in the ESM DB2 Audit Configuration module (Windows)
    • DB2 Copies
    • Audit Data Path
    • Audit Archive Path
  • Three new checks in the ESM DB2 Audit Configuration module (UNIX)
    • DB2 Copies
    • Audit Data Path
    • Audit Archive Path
  • Four new checks in the ESM DB2 Discovery module (Windows)
    • Detect New Database
    • Detect Deleted Database
    • Automatically Add New Database
    • Automatically Remove Deleted Database
  • Eight new checks in the ESM DB2 Discovery module (UNIX)
    • Detect New Database
    • Detect Deleted Database
    • Automatically Add New Database
    • Automatically Remove Deleted Database
    • Detect New Instance
    • Detect Deleted Instance
    • Automatically Add New Instance
    • Automatically Remove Deleted Instance
  • One new check in the ESM DB2 Fix Packs module (Windows)
    • DB2 Copies
  • One new check in the ESM DB2 Fix Packs module (UNIX)
    • DB2 Instances
  • Three new messages in the ESM DB2 Audit Configuration module (Windows)
Note: The ESM Application modules for IBM DB2 databases 3.0 are now supported on ESM 9.0.1.
* Signature names may have been updated to comply with an updated IPS Signature naming convention. See http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH152794&key=54619&actp=LIST for more information.
Last modified on: March 31, 2011
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