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Security mechanism not supported. ERRORCODE=-4214

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

The JDBC Gateway fails to connect to the database. The error in the log file reads:



Reason: Security mechanism not supported. ERRORCODE=-4214, SQLSTATE=28000

Cause

The database authentication method needs to be checked.

Environment

JDBC Gateway connecting to DB2.

Resolving the problem

Check what you have the database authentication set to:

db2 get dbm cfg | grep AUTHENTICATION

If it is correctly set, this value should be SERVER. You can reset it as
follows:

db2 update dbm cfg using authentication server

Please verify this action with your DBA however before applying the
change to the database.

Product Alias/Synonym

nco_g_jdbc
nco-g-jdbc

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus

Software version: 7.4.0, 8.1.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1982215

Modified date: 27 April 2018


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