Before you read further, please note, this blog details secure Gateway connection used for Planning Analytics deployed “on-cloud” Software as a Service (SaaS) offering.
This blog details steps on how to renew secure gateway Token, either before or after the Token has expired.
What is IBM Secure Gateway:
IBM Secure Gateway for IBM Cloud service provides a quick, easy and secure solution for establishing link between Planning Analytics on cloud and a data source; Typically, an RDBMS source for example IBM DB2, Oracle database, SQL server, Teradata etc. Data source/s can reside either “on-premise” or “on-cloud”.
Secure and Persistent Connection:
By deploying this light-weight and natively installed Secure Gateway Client, a secure, persistent connection can be established between your environment and cloud. This allows your Planning Analytics modules to interact seamlessly and securely with on-premises data sources.
How to Create IBM Secure Gateway:
Click on Create-Secure-Gateway and follow steps to create connection.
Secure Gateway Token Expiry:
If the Token has expired, Planning Analytics Models on cloud cannot connect to source systems.
How to Renew Token:
Follow below steps to renew secure gateway token.
- Navigate to the Secure Gateway
- Click on the Secure Gateway connection for which the token has expired.
- Go to Details as shown below and enter number 365 (max limit) beside Expiration days. Here 365 or a year is the maximum time after which the token will expire again. Once done click update.
This should reactivate your token, TIs should now interact with source system.
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