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Security

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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

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

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QLMTDEVSSN is obsolete.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

Read only Access and Specific Auditing to DCM

Recently I raised a case #TS004338549 for getting support on DCM (Digital Certificate Manager). During interaction, I came to know that there is no mechanism to do the below two tasks within DCM. 1) There is no future to give "Read only Access" to...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Future 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

User profile alias.

Usualy the network account is "name.surname", so I'd like to have the same on the IBM i user profile. For example: CRTUSRPRF USRPRF(SURNAME) TEXT('Name Surname') ALIAS('name.surname'). Use Case: When the user connects to IBM i server from a client...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

New curves in Qc3GenECDHKeyPair API

Only BRAINPOOL and NIST curves can be used to generate Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman key pair (Qc3GenECDHKeyPair API) but based on https://safecurves.cr.yp.to/ Curve25519, Curve2213, etc. are safer curves.We are software editor and our file transf...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Future consideration

ASP Encryption Enablement for ASP 1 (*SYSBAS)

The current IBM i Option to support data encryption at rest SS1 Option 45 Encrypted ASP Enablement does not support encryption of ASP 1 *SYSBAS Use Case: At the moment this existing SS1 option does not allow for the complete encryption of a system...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Not under consideration

Validating to a RADIUS server for multi factor authentication MFA

IBM needs to modernize it's remote access services to include multi factor authentication.It currently only allows authentication for dial up modems and needs to allow authentication through a RADIUS server for non dial up connections through the ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Future consideration