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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 2, 2018

Multiple Subject Alternative Names (SAN) in DCM

Maserati Spa needs for theirs cerificates a multiple SAN and not only one like now.

These certificates Maserati needs to assign a server and client applications

Use Case:

Multiple SAN in DCM

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Nov 2, 2021

    The request for DCM to support creating certificates and certificate requests with multiple Subject Alternative Names (SAN) has been a very popular request which resulted in a few different RFEs requesting this enhancement. This request might still get done in the future so simply rejecting it is not appropriate. It is therefore being deferred since it cannot be completed at this time.

  • Guest
    May 6, 2020

    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request. IBM agrees with the request and a solution appears to be desirable and feasible. IBM intends to provide a solution however it is at the edge of the plan at this time so moving back to Uncommitted Candidate to accurately reflect the current state.

  • Guest
    Feb 5, 2018

    The ability to request a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) that contains a single SAN (Subject Alternative Name) was provided via PTFs using enhancement ID 107973 :

    The code to handle multiple SANs is planned for a future release.

    Note that DCM currently allows certificates that contain multiple SANs to be imported and be used so certificates that are generated in other platforms that allow multiple SANs can be used on IBM i.

  • Guest
    Feb 5, 2018

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Security
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None


DCM SAN limitation when creating CSR request

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over 2 years ago in IBM i / Security 3 Future consideration

DCM and multiple SAN

Maserati Spa would need to have two SAN in his certificates to use it in DCM and assigned to a server or client applications Use Case: Multiple SAN in certificates
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Security 2 Future consideration