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AIX Security reporting tool

Since CIS Tool latest version (v4.x) dropped support for generating AIX security reports based on CIS AIX 7.x benchmark; There is currently NO tool, which would generate decent HTML security reports from AIX systems. And that is a HUGE gap in secu...
7 days ago in PowerSC 1 Submitted

PowerSC Patch Management replication feature should work with non-root users

The PowerSC Patch Management feature allows Primary-Secondary TNCPM topology- the primary server downloads TLs, SPs, ifixes etc and replicates them to the the secondary TNCPM server. For this, we need to configure password-less root SSH between pr...
1 day ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

PowerSC Patch Management feature should also manage HIPER ifixes

The PowerSC Patch Management is an excellent feature to manage security ifixes. There are few customers who want PowerSC to also manage HIPER ifixes. Currently PowerSC only download security ifixes. It would be nice if PowerSC can also download an...
1 day ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

Script to change signed certificates on PowerSC MFA server.

It will be easy and mutliple step executions could be avoided providing a comprehensive way to change the CA signed certificates on MFA servers. We should be just able to provide the .pem certicate file to the script and the script should then con...
about 1 month ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

Enhancements to the /etc/security/pscexpert/bin/findperms command

Requesting the folloing additional functionaluty to the /etc/security/pscexpert/bin/findperms search: - Please provide an option to ignore NFS Filesystems - Option to list the filesystems to scan - Option to ingore a list of filesystems in the scan
27 days ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

User interface improvements when configuring FIM

Selecting the right files when configuring auditd or RTC can be a bit challenging and time-consuming at the moment - and we think some minor interface tweaks could make this process easier. 1) 'Freeze' the headings on the table when scrolling - to...
about 1 month ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

TNC should indicate the exact subset of ifixes needed for a given TNC Client

When a TNC verify operation is run, TNC creates a report, missingifixes.rpt. But that reports lists the set of ifixes that have direct or indirect relevance to the endpoint.For example, say that a system is vulnerable to a security issue that rela...
about 1 month ago in PowerSC 0 Submitted

PowerSC agent to support Openshift cluster security compliance

This would be useful if PowerSC can extend its support and management to the level of the Openshift Containers Security.We understand, it works (manage security comliance) on AIX and Linux on Power on different features including FIM, Comlpiance, ...
7 months ago in PowerSC 1 Under review

Improvement in PowerSC reporting for patch management

We are using PowerSC for AIX patch management. We want to have the following features in the PowerSC GUI to have better reporting: 1. The PowerSC GUI should show in a percentage form - how many patches are currently applied and how many are pendin...
8 months ago in PowerSC 2 Under review

Add CIS (benchmark) compliance profile for IBMi

In version of PowerSC there is a "IBMi best practices" profile only for IBMi agents. For our VIOS/AIX agents we use the CIS profile and we want to be able to use a CIS profile for IBMi agents also.Provide a CIS compliance profile, please.
about 2 years ago in PowerSC 2 Future consideration