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IBMi SST user id screen position issue

Issue with screen positioning on system service tool -user ids modification page Use Case: After making a changes in the privileges for one SST profile and hit F12 to come back on previous screen to continue making privilege changes in next profil...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

Enable SSO for DCM

DCM kind of supports Single Sign on but after setting AuthType to KerberosOrBasic in admin-ibm.conf the Sign in window still appear. Clicking Cancel once or twice solves the problem but the window should not be there in the first place. Use Case: ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

CPY should not require *OBJMGT authority

As a developer I have view access to production files on the IFS. I need to write a CL routine to copy them for testing. I do not have authority to copy them using The CPY command. If I use windows mapped drives I can copy the files, if I use the ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Suppress CPIB319 in QSECIDL processing

Can CPIB319 message "Profile already disabled" be made optional for QSECIDL processing? Use Case: We have some procedural hurdles to actually deleted profiles. We disable them regularly, though. When the QSECIDL jobs run checking for inactive prof...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

CP Audit journal enhancement request

I have a directive to be notified when someone changes a user profile and:- Adds *ALLOBJ authority- Adds *SECADM authority- Changes password from *NONE- Changes 'limited capability' from *YESTo do this I am using the following:
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 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

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

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