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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories JAVA
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 16, 2022

IBM i java CMS Provider in

I wonder why despite of all that security.providers in java security file for ibm jdk8 and jdk11 the following is missing:
For reading the default *system keystore or some websphere keystore files you need that entry but you have always to add it yourself.
After a ptf update this change has to be redone.
Of course i know you can provide your own file, but what reasons speak against of adding also the cms provider to the default list?

Use Case:

For reading/editing the default *system keystore or some websphere keystore files you need cms security provider.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 6, 2022

    Default affects the whole system. Adding one more provider brings extra loading work. There is no evidence that this provider is widely used in most Java applications. Suggest submitting the requirement to application team to discuss whether a customized file can be shipped along with the java application.

    IBM Power Systems Development