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Record/audit all user profile parameters/fields

We log all user profile changes into a database table. This works very well using the user profile exit points (QIBM_QSY_CHG_PROFILE etc). For some time we have decided to store additional information (eg. company number) in the user profile objec...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

For China IBM i customer TaiKang. Their business have seize wait for group USRP when jobs do many new objects create action

Just like 2015 CPS 7WMTVZ told, customer find their application job hold exclude seize for group user profile when do QSYCHONR (CHGOBJOWN) or QSYRVAUT (REVOKE OBJECT AUTHORITY COMMAND PROCESSING PROGRAM) action, which is triggered by QUSRCRTUS (cr...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 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 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

QSECOFR log in time changing after issuing STRTCPSVR

QSECOFR log in time changing after issuing STRTCPSVR Use Case: Once STRTCPSVR SERVER(*HTTP) HTTPSVR(*ADMIN) will change QSECOFR login timing.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Capture Object Information

he DSPFD command collects a lot of information about files and allows that information to be displayed, printed or written to a file. The file name can also use wildcards. However, it appears the group responsible for the DSPOBJ command didn't bot...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

New Password Hashing Algorithms

Our team works in a highly regulated field and has to deal with audits to ensure compliance with regulations. Our company also has additional audits from clients that go beyond what the regulations require. These audits involve certain security ch...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

Certificates that have an expiration date beyond January 19, 2038 on IBM i R54x systems

We have a problem with a V5R4M5 lpar where we need to import a CA certificate which expires after January 19th 2038. The CA certificate signed a certificate request made from this lpar. That is not possible. I can see that there are ptf's to V6R1M...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration