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Provide V7.3 PTF for APAR SE71873 (new DCM interface)

for the APAR SE71873 - DCM GUI UPDATE please provide the V7.3 related PTFs. I have the V7.4 version, but still have 40 + lpars that could use this updated interface Use Case: V7.3 is still supported and could use the same update to the DCM GUI tha...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

API to check password

can you create an API to verify a generated password against - all the SYSVAL that applies - the exit program for verification of password peculiarly usefull in case of use of QPWDRULES(*ALLCRTCHG) or, better, an API able to create a password that...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

Multiple Subject Alternative Names (SAN) in DCM

Maserati Spa needs for theirs cerificates a multiple SAN and not only one like now. These certificates Maserati needs to assign a server and client applications Use Case: Multiple SAN in DCM
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Delivered

Support for 8k RSA Keys

The company have switched from an internal CA Certificate 3-tier with the Root being a 4k key to a new Internal CA which is 2-tier with the Root being a 8K key. As per Case TS009365368 - we were informed that IBMi currenlty do not support 8k RSA k...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

Overide QMAXSIGN on user profile

Possibility to exclude singel user from QMAXSIGN system value. Use Case: Many users uses the same function (eg.FTP) with a common user profile (system user profile) IBM i. Sometimes one of the users logon with wrong password and accidenty disables...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

Remove invalid option from help for CHGUSRAUD.

Prompt CHGUSRAUD Press F1 for help on User action auditing . . . . . . AUDLVL You will see: *NETSCK Sockets tasks are audited. The following are some examples: o Accept o Connect o DHCP address assigned o DHCP address not assigned o Filtered mail ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Delivered

Better security for password validation program

Hello, I'am wondering if that would not be possible to secure a little bit better the validation program that can be setup in the QPWDVLDPGM and/or in the "QIBM_QSY_VLD_PASSWRD » format VLDP0100 and VLDP0200 exit points. I understand that just the...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Delivered

MI GENUUID Version 4

The MI instruction GENUUID should be able to generate an UUID version 4 too. Use Case: An UUID version 1 seems not to be unique enough to use it in an ELK stack. Currently we solve this problem by using java.util.UUID with RPG.
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

Subject Alternative Name in CSR

Currently there is no way to create a CSR with a SAN. Google Chrome is now looking for a SAN instead of CN Error: "Subject Alternative Name Missing" or NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID or "Your connection is not private"During Transport Layer Sec...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Delivered

Secure Kerberos keytab file

All single sign on interface can deal with *PUBLIC=*EXCLUDE for the NAS keytab file :/QIBM/UserData/OS400/NetworkAuthentication/keytab/krb5.keytab However, if you want to enable SSO for IBM Navigator for i SSO will not work with that specific sett...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Delivered