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Authority parameter change for the commands : QSYS/CRTDIR, QSYS/CRTLIB, QSYS/MD & QSYS/MKDIR

The WWTS tool verified that in the systems that had been upgraded there was a return to the default authority value for the following commands: QSYS/CRTDIR, QSYS/CRTLIB, QSYS/MD & QSYS/MKDIR and this resulted in a non-conformity for this clien...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Not under consideration

DCM SAN update

When creating a new Certificate in the Digital Certificate Manager, you are not allowed to enter just the DNS name, you must enter the FQDN, which is typically used as the Common Name as well. Please allow adding of the DNS name to the Subject Alt...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 7 Not under consideration

Add Help Text at bottom while changing the password without Reason Code

When user changes profile password and if the password does not meet password rules, error message display with reason code at the bottom of the screen. It is difficult for end user to understand or find the description. Hence if the description d...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 1 Not under consideration

CP Audit journal enhancement request

I have a directive to be notified when someone changes a user profile and:- Adds *ALLOBJ authority- Adds *SECADM authority- Changes password from *NONE- Changes 'limited capability' from *YESTo do this I am using the following:
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

Allow rename of certificate in DCM

When installing a new certificate I need to reassign all applications to this certificate which could be avoided by renaming the certificate. Please provide a rename certificate function (or even a replace during import) like it exists in IKEYMAN....
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Not under consideration

Auditing *SECNAS Entries Missing

When NAS errors are logged in a joblog, they are not present in the Auditing journal. Use Case: QZLSSERVER joblog keeps on logging the message CPD3E3F Network Authentication Service error X'00020000' occurred. Major status code X'00020000' and min...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Not under consideration

IBMi SST user id screen position issue

Issue with screen positioning on system service tool -user ids modification page Use Case: After making a changes in the privileges for one SST profile and hit F12 to come back on previous screen to continue making privilege changes in next profil...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 4 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 ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Enable SSO for DCM

DCM kind of supports Single Sign on but after setting AuthType to KerberosOrBasic in admin-ibm.conf the Sign in window still appear. Clicking Cancel once or twice solves the problem but the window should not be there in the first place. Use Case: ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration

Suppress CPIB319 in QSECIDL processing

Can CPIB319 message "Profile already disabled" be made optional for QSECIDL processing? Use Case: We have some procedural hurdles to actually deleted profiles. We disable them regularly, though. When the QSECIDL jobs run checking for inactive prof...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Not under consideration