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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 2, 2018

DRBD - TCP Encryption

DRBD as supplied with MQ 9 does not offer the capability of encrypting replicated block data across TCP between nodes.

DRBD should offer this capability out of the box rather than solutions engineered on top.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 119561
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Guest
    Nov 4, 2021

    Have you looked at implementing 'stunnel' ( amongst 3 of the hosts used for RDQM ?? 'Encryption in Transit' for DRBD is mandatory for implementations.

  • Guest
    May 29, 2018

    The recommendation from the owner/maintainers of the underlying DRDB component is to use something like OpenVPN to protect data at that level of replication communication. However we will consider if there are alternative encryption strategies that might be appropriate.