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Security

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Remove 8 character limitations for user id when using various communication methods.

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ssw_ibm_i_74/rzarl/rzarlusrid.htmstates:"Some communications methods limit the user ID to eight characters."I want those changed. Use Case: Users are chafing bad enough at the 10 character limitation. Dr...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Request to enhance Digital Certificate Manager to be able to manage Java Keystores

Would like to have the ability to use DCM (Digital Certificate Manager) to be able to manage (to create/change/manage/delete) Java keystores. This would include the ability to manage existing java keystores created by java commands. And to be able...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Exit program on Workstation log in.

QLMTDEVSSN is obsolete. People should be allowed to have multiple sessions on a single workstation. The days of twinax are dead. What I would rather have is an exit point program or some other method that when someone logs into a workstation I can...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Not under consideration

Add/Enhance keystore management

We currently have the ability to work with the Java Keystore from within ACS, under Key Management. I would like to see some function added to work with the IBMi *System keystores. I understand there is the 'Key Management' tool that comes with th...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Backport DCM API's to V7R3

Please backport the DCM API's back to V7R3. Use Case: Automation of certificates in V7R3 is now impossible while the release will exist for quite some time.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Not under consideration

Assign CERTIFICATE based on Application Group

On a yearly basis we replace multiple CERTIFICATEs across a number of systems. I would like a way to ASSIGN the new CERTIFICATE to either a APPLICATION Group or BASED on previous CERTIFICATE so we do not have to select individual APPLICATION with ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

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

System Journal during restore

During scratch load (system restore after crash), the original System journal (QAUDJRN) was not restored instead, new journal was created using timestamp as name. This has created major problem for the system replication software (MIMIX) since it ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

Microsoft component ADFS implementation on IBM i for SSO

Good morning,I don't think it is necessary to further list the benefits of Single SignOn authentication. my company would like to switch to Modern Authentication that's why we would like to be able to integrate IBM i with Microsoft ADFS for office...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

single sign on with CCSID5026

My request is that GSS (Generic Security Services) APIs can support CCSID 290 and 5026 in order to enable single sign on in our IBM i environment. IBM i is our life insurance policy administration system and QCCSID cannot be changed to 5035, which...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration