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From Sunitha Kambhampati <ksunitha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-962) Upgrade default security mechanism in client to use encrypted userid password if client can support it.
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 17:23:09 GMT
Francois Orsini wrote:

>Well yes the length of the DH KA prime in the DRDA specs is 256 bits -
>I talked to the Open Group some months ago to try and propose an
>addendum to increase the length of the modulus and allow a 512-bit
>(strong) prime but I was suggested to use some other and defined
>security mechanism as part of the DRDA specs (like encrypted
>connections ;-)), but I worked on strong password substitute
>(USRSSBPWD) which of course is quite different than 'EUSRIDPWD' scheme
>but at the end both do NOT send a clear password across the
>wire...USRSSBPWD sends the userid in clear whereas EUSRIDPWD does not.
Hi Francois,

Are you planning to submit patch to add USRSSBPWD support for 10.2 ?


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