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Liberty z/OS -J2EE end-user(the WAS principal) to DB2 (setDB2ClientUser)
Liberty z/OS applications require audit and logging in DB2. We need to know who made the changes in the database records.
The idea is to pass to the DB2 the J2EE end-user(the WAS principal) and put it on the setDB2ClientUser for the DB2 connection.
Our question is:
Could we use it of having it included in the application similar in principle as https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEQTP_liberty/com.ibm.websphere.wlp.doc/ae/twlp_mig_wscallhelper.html ) ?
From IBM Case come the answer bellow:
I have promptly received following answer: Liberty doesn't expose either WSCallHelper nor datastore helpers as API. The ability to set client info on a JDBC connection has been available since java 1.6, so this can be used in a portable fashion without using any Db2-specific APIs. Using the setClientInfo(...) API to set the client info prior to using a connection you've obtained, you can achieve the same result in your application."
But the applications use JPA with one JPA entity manager. It will be required that all the applications should add the call to the API in their code.
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