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Extend field in SSL trace output that includes cipher information

When analyzing output of SSL trace data, this may involve dumping the output to a spreadsheet for further analysis and comparison against cipher lists from QSSLCSL and/or SST (TLSCONFIG). The challenge when comparing data is that since many cipher...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Make managing ciphers in QSSLCSL easier using 2-digit cipher codes and use these codes everywhere

It would be easier to manage ciphers in the system value using the 2-digit codes simply because ciphers also have to be managed in SST (SSLCONFIG/TLSCONFIG) where the 2-digit code in required when adding/removing ciphers to the eligible list. Give...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Please add nslookup, host, dig as part of the base os or TC1

I need to use nslookup (could maybe settle for dig or host) from IBM i. However you only get these tools if you have option 31 of SS1 loaded. Option 31 will no longer be supported as per https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/announcements/end-marketing-en...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Functionality already exists

Provide ability to control SSL counters (in SST) from OS command line using an API

We are running v7r4 and find the SSL counters that are available within SST very useful. A challenge we face is that due to our a weekly system interruption for full system save and IPL, these counters are disabled and get reset. It would desirabl...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Add option to append notes like confidentiality to an outgoing email

I need a confidentiality notice appended to emails going out from the IBMi to cover legal requirements. There are no user exits in the system that I can use. I also need to embed other information into any outgoing email to identify which LPAR an ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

Anpassung SMTP Server

im Parameter ALIASDMN können leider nur 10 Aliasnamen eingetragen werden, wir würden für unsere Niederlassungen aber ca. 30 ALIAS benötigen.
4 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Submitted

WRKSMTPUSR - Same alias may be used for more than one user when unique for each domain.

In CHGSMTPA we have 3 different domain. We have these users: FAKTURA1 e-mail: post@bladetmotgift.no FAKTURA5 e-mail: post@bladetfokus.no FAKTURA6 e-mail: post@bladetbevis.no In WRKDIRE there is no problem, but in WRKSMTPUSR it's not possible. TCP5...
4 months ago in IBM i / Networking 5 Under review

Change Auto start of FTP service from *YES to *NO for default IBM i installation

By default the FTP service on IBM starts and accepts unencrypted connections. Best practice is to limit, encrypt or disable FTP access. So, starting at the next version of IBM i I would suggest we disable the FTP service by default. Users can then...
5 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Add a WRKFCNUSG QIBM_QTMF_SERVER_REQ* option to restrict the system ftp subcommand.

Any ftp client can log into the server and use the ftp subcommand system to determine the name of the OS and what level it is running. IBM does try to obfuscate the information provided by using the name of an OS long discontinued (OS/400) instead...
6 months ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Ability to send notification if IDS is disabled

We recently enabled IDS on our Power 9 iSeries. Is there a way a notification could be added if a threat inside your network disabled IDS (as another layer of protection) so that those on the IDS notification alert list would be alerted to this ac...
9 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Future consideration