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Digital Certificate Manager, Import Certificate by retrieve from port
Importing certificates into the DCM is a slow task that requires the transfer of files, files that are not always readily available. As in the WAS console, it would be useful to acquire the certificate directly from the Server through its IP addre...
Today, the QSYLOBJP API documentation states that it creates: a list of objects that adopt an object owner's authority In the classic way of thinking, this would be program/srvpgm objects that have USRPRF(*OWNER) set a creation time. However what ...
IBM i command password inputs should be modernized for security purposes
RUNRMTCMD should be DSPINPUT(*NO) for the password. No modern interface that prompts for user credentials forces it to be displayed. A related idea would be a new PF key for commands that causes a DSPINPUT(*NO) field to be dynamically recast as DS...
Customize encryption types for network authentication
When creating new keytab entries, the OS will automatically create entries for all known encryption types on the system: 56-bit DES
56-bit DES using key derivation
168-bit DES using key derivation
ARCFOUR Since onl...
IBM i records failed authentications, which appear in the audit journal entries, but is missing a unified entry type for successful authentications. From an auditing perspective, this makes it hard to comprehensively track and report on successful...
Today I experienced that as long as an expired certificate exists, the associated services on power i (e.g. login, database, ddm) do not work and deny access despite the fact there is another certificate that is active on the same services. By del...
Provide the LPP Option when providing CVE Security bulletins
When reviewing the Security bulletins published from IBM they mention the PTF (Program Temporary Fix) Id that will fix the problem and the LPP (Licensed Program Product) but they do not mention the LPP option. With most LPP's there is only a singl...
When configuring the new DCM in SSL mode, port 2007 is assigned to the application server and it is possible then to connect using the URL: https://hostname:2007/dcm BUT, it the background, port 8470 (non-SSL) is still required to complete SIGNON....
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