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IBM i SSO authentication against Azure Global AD

Actually, a valid Network Authentication service and EIM configuration permits to use SSO on IBM i through different Windows AD realms for the users to authenticate to the IBM i using their windows usernames. New times requires new technologies fo...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Future consideration

Digital Certificate Manager - Automatically import CA certificates from 'Populate with CAs' list on certificate import if signature matches.

We currently have a 'Populate with CAs' function in DCM that has most well known third party CA certificates that can be selected and imported into the *SYSTEM store. It would be extremely helpful if we could automatically import CA certificates f...
9 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Submitted

Notify when DCM certificate is near to expire

The improved DCM tool, like its predecessor, does not have notification functionality a few days before certificates expire. It would be very helpful if you can notify us via email or at least in QSYSOPR and set how many days in advance we want yo...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 8 Not under consideration

Add IFS file encryption/decryption support

Add OS support for transparent encryption/decryption of stream files in the IFS On the database side, IBM provided corresponding tooling when it introduced Db2 for i field procedures in IBM i 7.1. Field procedures allow Db2 data to be transparentl...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 8 Future consideration

Allow 'Show Password' capability for command parameters

Many modern APIs where password inputs are expected have an option to 'show password' as it is typed. Define a standard function key to use when prompting a command that will cause the field where the cursor is sitting to show the input (overridin...
10 months ago in IBM i / Security 0 Submitted

V7R1 should support newer SSL Ciphers

Cryptographic support on V7R1 should support the newer SSL Ciphers that V7R2 and up also have. V7R1 is still a supported OS and since most trading partners are updating the SSL certificates that use updated Ciphers, it means that the clients using...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 7 Not under consideration

New DCM in SSL still need non-SSL ports

When configuring the new DCM in SSL mode, port 2007 is assigned to the application server and it is possible then to connect using the URL: https://hostname:2007/dcm BUT, it the background, port 8470 (non-SSL) is still required to complete SIGNON....
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 5 Future consideration

Generate password based on system value settings

Would like an OS command or process to query the system value password settings and then generate a random password that meets those requirements. Use Case: Helps end users manage their passwords by given them an option to have a random one genera...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Allow CHGAUTCOL command to enable authority collection on objects with type *USRPRF

Use case: A user profile object is secured with *PUBLIC *USE, allowing anyone on the system to submit jobs to run under that unsecured user profile. Securing the *USRPRF with *PUBLIC *EXCLUDE might break some existing processes which rely on the e...
10 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

DCM needs a Remove Certificate Assignment option.

The DCM GUI is not intuitive to users when attempting to remove certificate assignments. To remove one certificate assignment, you must go to Manage Application Definitions > select the + for an application > then click on "Assign" and unche...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration