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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 14, 2022

Audit log for new DCM activity

New DCM is a integrated web application server (IAS) and there is no mechanism to track/audit DCM activity.


Use Case:

The old DCM GUI can create a custom log but in the new DCM gui not is possible.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2022
    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 Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    May 5, 2022
    IBM has a question about the statement provided in the description: "The old DCM GUI can create a custom log but in the new DCM gui, it is not possible."
    To ensure this enhancement is designed as desired, could you please help me understand what custom log is possible in the old DCM GUI?
    We are not aware of a logfile associated with DCM GUI except potentially the web administration job log that would contain error messages.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Apr 7, 2022
    I have a question about the statement provided in the description: "The old DCM GUI can create a custom log but in the new DCM gui, it is not possible."
    To ensure this enhancement is designed as desired, could you please help me understand what custom log is possible in the old DCM GUI?
    I am not aware of a logfile associated with DCM GUI except potentially the web administration job log that would contain error messages.


    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Feb 24, 2022

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a HIGH priority requirement that is important to address.
    Adding this functionality would help improve the security auditing of IBM i

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Feb 8, 2022

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a high priority requirement that is important to be addressed. Anything related to Security should be auditable, and new interfaces should support the functions provided by older interfaces.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Feb 2, 2022

    Because the banking industry has a much higher need for satisfying banking regulators demands, I would strongly support this improvement.

  • Guest
    Jan 19, 2022

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