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Db2 Instance Owner group restrictions is causing issue to configure domain user as db2instance owner

Our security team is not allowing password for group user in Linux servers.
This is causing major issue for db2inst1 user as the tipds connection will fail if db2inst1 has no password. So we have planned to configure robot account as db2instance owner. But below mentioned restriction on db2instance owner group is not allowing us to make some 'n' account as db2owner. Could you please enhance the group restrictions a little. Our 'n' user primary group is "domain users". Restrictions which PMR team gave is as below

DB2 had some userid/primary group restrictions

1) we can not have space in primary group name/user name

2) primary group/user name cannot be longer than eight characters
  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Dec 28 2018
  • Future consideration
Idea Priority High
Client Name Infosys Limited
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    Guest commented
    16 Aug, 2019 01:43pm

    I would also like to have similar like this, first we want DB2 instance owner primary group to have more than 8 characters.

    2nd thing we want that the group should be allowed to have mix case character such as DB2inst1, which is not allowed right now.


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