Overview

The fed_noauth parameter determines whether federated authentication will be bypassed at the instance. It is recommended that this parameter be set to no.

Rationale:

Setting fed_noauth to no will ensure that authentication is checked at the instance level. This will prevent any federated authentication from bypassing the client and the server.

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Benchmarks

This control is used in the following benchmarks:

Skipping

To deliberately skip this control (e.g. meaning don’t use Puppet to enforce this setting), we provide you with three ways:

1) Add db2_secured::controls::authenticate_federated_users_at_the_instance_level: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for ALL databases.
2) Add db2_secured::controls::authenticate_federated_users_at_the_instance_level::instance_name::dbname: skip to your hiera data. This will skip this control for specified database only.
3) Add an entry with the content authenticate_federated_users_at_the_instance_level to the array value db2_secured::skip_list in your hiera data.

Attributes

Attribute Name Short Description
title The database identifier to apply the control to.

title

The database identifier to apply the control to.

All controls need an database identifier to apply the control to. Here is a simple example:

db2_secured::controls::control_name { 'db2inst1/MYDB':}

In this example, the string dbinst1 is the instance, the string MYDB is the database to apply the control to.

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