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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 14, 2018

IBM i Access for Windows ODBC driver has dependency on C++ 2005 library

NB - Don't know if product is right as this should refer to
"IBM i Access for Windows ODBC driver "
and I couldn't find it in the list and couldn't move on without having something in the list!

Microsoft have indicated that they have withdrawn support from the VC++ 2005 libraries on which this ODBC driver is built. Their full statement is as follows -
• Third-party products using the VC++ 2005 runtime, you should contact the app vendor. The vendor is responsible for their products and is best enabled to be able to respond and address technical support issues. For example, the vendor may have updates or new version that use supported runtimes. If the app vendor wants support from Microsoft for issues relating to the VC++ runtimes then the app vendor will need to update their app using a supported version of the VC++ runtime.
To validly use the ODBC driver we need this to be built with the latest version of the VC++ runtime as this is currently a security vulnerability to us as a company.

Use Case:

System: Any ODBC connection to an iSeries within the company
Actor: Customer

Use cases for the system:
•Make connection
•Create Data
•Read Data
•Update Data
•Delete Data

Scenario: Identify correct policy and read/update information
1. Create policy
2. Read policy
3. Update policy
4. Delete Policy

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2018

    This item was delivered as part of IBM i Access for Windows ServicePack SI67278, and as part of IBM i Access Client Solutions Windows Application Package version Both were released earlier this month.

  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2018

    This item is in progress and is planned for our next update.

  • Guest
    Feb 19, 2018

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - IBM i Access Family
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Security
    Product family - i2
    Product - IBM i2 Analyze
    Component - Product functionality
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None