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Add Group Profile *ALL to Group Name parameter on QGYOLAUS

The QGYOLAUS does not provide a integrated way to list all User Profiles that have are members of any Group Profile. Today we can list all user Profiles that are not members of any group profile. or all users who are members of one specific group ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

Add Parm for STRAUTCOL to allow for more object types have their minimum needed authority collected.

i understand that the type of objects that are allowed to be selected for authority collection is, for performance/chatter reasons, narrow.I propose adding another parm along the lines of the "Include DLO" and "Include file system objects" the wou...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

Allow users to check IFS object authorities

When developing applications that create files on the IFS, we need to check that the authorities on the files are correct. Currently there is no way to check the authorities on an object unless the user has access to change authorities on the obje...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Need enhancements to ADDSVRAUTE and CHGSVRAUTE command functionality

The use of the ADDSVRAUTE and CHGSVRAUTE commands is limited and prevents us from communicating with more than 1 system without changing the SVTAUTE command. To communicate with additional systems, the CHGSVRAUTE command has to be used to set the ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Performance improvement request

This customer has applied this PTF (MF64695)to correspond to "the vulnerabilities known as Specter and Meltdown", but as a result it causes performance down. Although they are convinced about performance down partly because of emergency response, ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Present All New Password validation errors at once.

I am a consultant. I work on MANY systems each with their own set of password rules. At times I spend as much as half a bloody hour changing my password. WHY? Because I do not have access to their password rules. As such I attempt a new password. ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

IBM i SSO API to integrate with Okta ?

Are there any documentation to integrate IBM i SSO with Okta (IDaaS) Identity as a service.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

Security settings on Save Restore

Add ability to override source security settings when restoring an object. Use Case: When saving an object on one system and restoring to another system will keep the settings from the object which already exists on the system being restored to. W...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Add user defined fields to user profiles

Adding a few user defined fields to users profiles would allow customers to directly attach useful information to user profiles. I suggest five 10 character fields. having one field long enough to store an email address would also be very helpful....
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

Host Service Should Ignore Expired Certificates

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration