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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.
over 6 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Delivered

Would like QNTC to support AES SMB2 mutual authentication using Kerberos

QNTC, AES, and SMB2 fail to authenticate using Kerberos to network shares. This issue is related to the encryption type of Kerberos ticket. When AES is used, it will need a mutual authentication on the message between the client and the server, ho...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Delivered

DCM - allow automation of Let's Encrypt certificates

The Let's Encrypt certificate authority is emerging as a free and open minimum starting point for SSL certificates. However they only issue 90 day certificates which currently would mean manually installing a new certificate at least 4 times per y...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Delivered

When a user is expired by specifying USREXPDATE then QSECEXP1 should log it in the history log

I have put an expiration date on a user profile (USREXPDATE) and it was disabled as expected by the job QSECEXP1. But it is only logged in the joblog of QSECEXP1 not in the History log ( nor in the *SYSOPR message queue). This makes it difficult t...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Delivered

Fix CHGFCNUSG processing when prompted from the WRKFCNUSG screen

If you use option 2 (Change usage) to repeatedly update a Function ID from the Work with Function Usage screen (WRKFCNUSG) the values are not always updated properly. Use Case: Assuming that QIBM_QMTF_CLIENT_REQ_0 has DEFAULT(*DENIED) ALLOBJ(*NOTU...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Delivered