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Security

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Support a modern hashing algorithm like bcrypt as a password level

The currently available algorithms for i are a SHA1 hash (salted with username and mutually agreed upon IVs) and a custom DES implementation that does similar. The problem is both of these are broken algorithms - SHA1 has been broken in this decad...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

Check expiration certificate

Create a view or an udf who give the expiration date of a certificat SSL.The same option exist in DCM (manage user certificate and checkexpiration) .in this case who can create an alerte 30 days before expiration for exemple. Use Case: The same op...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Delivered

Add support for multiple DNS names in new Digital Certificate Manager

The need to have both the DNS and fully qualified name in the certificate Subject Alternative Name field is a requirement for secure web browser connections. The field only allows one entry to be submitted into the SANs field when creating a new c...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

IFS and WRKOBJ security (general + ssh)

A very old but still annoying thing:User can see objects which he does not has access rights to - this can expose system to hacking attempts as user names also are exposed. While object based access (like WRKOBJ) does hide objects a user does not ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 12 Delivered

Provide warning when a user profile approaches maximum total user profile internal entries

Provide warning when a user profile approaches maximum total user profile internal entries, which is approximately 50 million entries. This number is the sum of owned object, private authority, authorized user, and primary group entries for any on...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 7 Delivered

Configure telnet with SSL/TLS via command

Provide API/command to supply telnet with a self-signed digital certificate (most likely created with openssl). Use Case: Today there are many manual steps(n1) required to secure telnet. The steps to secure telnet could be made as simple as runnin...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Delivered

Extend Qc3CalculateHash to be able to use SHA3 (FIPS 202)

We use Qc3CalculateHash API to create xml invoicedata hashes, which are needed for data exchange with the hungarian tax office. For now we have to use SHA-512 (FIPS 180-2) hashing algorithm, but as of April 1st 2020 the hungarian tax office is cha...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Delivered

Develop a IBM i Service for PRTPRFINT command

User profile internals *PCTFULL report provides percent full, owned object entries, private authority entries, authorized user entries, and primary group entries. This information is useful to find profiles that own object and have private authori...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Delivered

DCM - allow automation of Let's Encrypt certificates

The Let's Encrypt certificate authority is emerging as a free and open minimum starting point for SSL certificates. However they only issue 90 day certificates which currently would mean manually installing a new certificate at least 4 times per y...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

increase encrypted password hash algorithm

The request is to increase the complexity of the hashed password as it is provided by QSYRUPWD API. Use Case: Even if the API is provided with *EXCLUDE authority for *PUBLIC, for a user profile with *ALLOBJ special authority, this is easy to retri...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered