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Security

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Multiple QAUD* journal recievers

We would like the option to separate QAUD* journal receivers into multiple receivers depending on audit value specified in QAUDLVL/QAUDLVL2 with the same default security properties. Use Case: With multiple QAUD journal receivers we could select d...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Add Parm for STRAUTCOL to allow for more object types have their minimum needed authority collected.

i understand that the type of objects that are allowed to be selected for authority collection is, for performance/chatter reasons, narrow.I propose adding another parm along the lines of the "Include DLO" and "Include file system objects" the wou...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

Order of parameters on DSPUSRPRF versus CRTUSRPRF

The order that the parameters appear on the screen when executing a DSPUSRPRF command versus a CRTUSRPRF command is disjointed. Use Case: Often, when creating a new user profile, we reference another user profile as to the settings for the user. S...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 Not under consideration

New command WRKSVRAUTE

We are increasingly using server authentication entries in our environment for managing DDM(IP) and DRDA authorisation of users between systems. Whilst we can display the entries for an individual user with DSPSVRAUTE or use the QSYS2.DRDA_AUTHENT...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under 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

Simple IBM i user password authentication via Microsoft Active Directory

A simple password authentication from IBM i to Active directory would greatly increase the usability of user profiles on IBM i. Without using SSO/EIM because this does not suit our needs. Use Case: The active directory is the main source when it c...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

Performance improvement request

This customer has applied this PTF (MF64695)to correspond to "the vulnerabilities known as Specter and Meltdown", but as a result it causes performance down. Although they are convinced about performance down partly because of emergency response, ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Auto Update DCM root and int CA via PTF

As new root and intermediate CAs become available, have a PTF created that auto updates DCM with these new CAs. Use Case: We had a 3rd party application update their SSL wildcard cert this past Saturday.Our application failed with below errors. SS...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

CPY should not require *OBJMGT authority

As a developer I have view access to production files on the IFS. I need to write a CL routine to copy them for testing. I do not have authority to copy them using The CPY command. If I use windows mapped drives I can copy the files, if I use the ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Changes to CHGACTPRFL command

The CHGACTPRFL command only allows you to specify individual user id's. Use Case: It would be very beneficial if the command allowed you to "wildcard" the USERID parameter field. For example: ABC* versus ABC123, etc.
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration