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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 9, 2020

single sign on with CCSID5026

My request is that GSS (Generic Security Services) APIs can support CCSID 290 and 5026 in order to enable single sign on in our IBM i environment. IBM i is our life insurance policy administration system and QCCSID cannot be changed to 5035, which is supported by GSS, because changing QCCSID seriously impacts on our application programs.

What I encountered configuring single sign on with CCSID 5026 is below:

Before adding AS/400 service principals to Kerberos server, an error occurred in the last page of EIM wizard. Error occurred in the last page of EIM wizard - configuring EIM (Enterprise ID Mapping) with Navigator for i.

IBM STSS (System Technical Support Service) answered:

- Lowercase characters are necessary for GSS (Generic Security Services) APIs

- GSS APIs are used for Sign On Server (QZSOSIGN) authentication in EIM

- GSS APIs do not support CCSID 290 and 5026, therefore EIM is not supported in current NNLJ environment (QCCSID 65535)

- Reference URL is below:

Use Case:

Configure single sign on to IBM i with QCCSID 5026 in EIM wizard

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2020

    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed. The effort to implement this request is quite large, and we do not see other clients requesting the same thing. At this time, it is not in our plan.

  • Guest
    Apr 22, 2020

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Apr 22, 2020

    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