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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Security

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Add native 2FA and/or MFA for 5250 and other interfaces to data

Data security insurance and other requirements are requesting Two Factor Authentication or Multi Factor Authentication access to data.
5 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration

Concealing Password on the ADDSVRAUTE Screen

To not reveal a password to onlookers when setting up a secure DDM environment.
5 months ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration

Add auditing to successful authentications

IBM i records failed authentications, which appear in the audit journal entries, but is missing a unified entry type for successful authentications. From an auditing perspective, this makes it hard to comprehensively track and report on successful...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration

IBM i SSO authentication against Azure Global AD

Actually, a valid Network Authentication service and EIM configuration permits to use SSO on IBM i through different Windows AD realms for the users to authenticate to the IBM i using their windows usernames. New times requires new technologies fo...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Future consideration

Add IFS file encryption/decryption support

Add OS support for transparent encryption/decryption of stream files in the IFS On the database side, IBM provided corresponding tooling when it introduced Db2 for i field procedures in IBM i 7.1. Field procedures allow Db2 data to be transparentl...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 8 Future consideration

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

Audit log for new DCM activity

New DCM is a integrated web application server (IAS) and there is no mechanism to track/audit DCM activity. Use Case: The old DCM GUI can create a custom log but in the new DCM gui not is possible.
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 7 Future consideration

Add Web API to retrieve Security PTF's and Bulletins based on CVS level

I would like to be able to pull data through a Web API that would list the available PTF's for security bulletins based on the CVS level assigned to the bulletin.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 6 Future consideration

Customize encryption types for network authentication

When creating new keytab entries, the OS will automatically create entries for all known encryption types on the system: 56-bit DES 56-bit DES using key derivation 168-bit DES using key derivation 128-bit AES 256-bit AES ARCFOUR Since onl...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration

IBM i Kerberos Authentication (SSSD Native Integration)

The existing IBM i SSO support provided by NAS & EIM only works with applications that have been Kerberized. Such as ACS or IBM i Access. To extend the reach & build on the features already provided by NAS & EIM an enhancement is requi...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 5 Future consideration