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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories IBM i Access Family
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 12, 2018

TLS 1.3 5250 emulation support

In 2016 support for TLS1.2 was added for 5250 emulation. The IETF approved RFC 8446 for TLS1.3 and support in the emulators should be adopted

Use Case:

Increased security protocol support.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 18, 2021

    Thank you for submitting your Request For Enhancement. Usage of TLS 1.3 is dependent on the IBM i release providing support for it and the level of Java being used by IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS). Configure your IBM i to use TLS 1.3 and use Java11 with ACS. As there is no specific support required from ACS, this RFE is being Declined. If there are issues getting TLS 1.3 to work with ACS, please open a case with our Support team.

  • Guest
    Jun 25, 2020

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.

  • Guest
    Oct 15, 2018

    The ability for Access Client Solutions (ACS) to support TLS 1.3 depends on TLS 1.3 capability within both IBM i and Java. We will considering adding the support for TLS 1.3, but its availability will depend on the version of Java and the release of IBM i OS.