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FIDO2 U2F Support as additional MFA options (without PowerSC)

Easys to use. HMC UI /CLI login based on multi-factor and passwordless authentication without the overpowering PowerSC.
over 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Replace the existing smbc generic mount error with specific errors

Instead of the generic error message that the smbc mount helper prints for almost all mount problems, it should instead print separate messages for each of the various reasons mount operations can fail. For example, a failure to authenticate the u...
3 months ago in AIX 0 Under review

Allow CHGAUTCOL command to enable authority collection on objects with type *USRPRF

Use case: A user profile object is secured with *PUBLIC *USE, allowing anyone on the system to submit jobs to run under that unsecured user profile. Securing the *USRPRF with *PUBLIC *EXCLUDE might break some existing processes which rely on the e...
11 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

PowerHA cl_extendvg

Today if you extend a cluster VG through smit hacmp or by command cl_extendvg the disk will be added even it is used already on another system.In non PowerHA environments (extendvg) this is avoided and you would have to force the command. In Power...
almost 3 years ago in PowerHA for AIX 0 Under review

Auto restart Cloud Connector after failure

We have noticed several HMC's will show the Cloud Connector status is disconnected without reason. Upon issuing the command to restart the cloud connector, it succeeds and stays connected for some time. We would like the option to have the cloud c...
9 months ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review

Flash Copy for internal disks

Availability to run for IBM i flashCopy on internal disks (similar like on the ext storage) for backup purpose. The flash copy could be assigned to another lpar and perform backup with or without Full System Flash Copy toolkit.
7 months ago in IBM i / Storage 1 Under review

PowerSC agent to support Openshift cluster security compliance

This would be useful if PowerSC can extend its support and management to the level of the Openshift Containers Security.We understand, it works (manage security comliance) on AIX and Linux on Power on different features including FIM, Comlpiance, ...
7 months ago in PowerSC 1 Under review

Process to meet Department of Defense or NIST Media Sanitization Standards

IBM currently does not have a process that has been vetted to meet that DoD or NIST compliance level for Disk Sanitization. There used to be a product called "Disk Sanitizer" available from our lab services team for purchase but that was sunset du...
8 months ago in IBM i / Storage 1 Under review

VIOS Logging to a syslog endpoint

We are being pressured by our security teams to provide logging from the VIOs to a syslog endpoint that feeds splunk.We have a config from support that would allow this, but it has to be implemented via the oem_setup environment and is not support...
over 1 year ago in PowerVM VIOS 0 Under review

Smaller DHCP segments for private network

The possibility to create one owns DHCP ranges for private network is great, but for easier initial management then we would like smalleer segments. This would also benefit in troubleshooting network/systems connection issues and or complex networ...
about 1 year ago in Hardware Management Console 0 Under review