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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 12, 2012

Add Kerberos Authentication to RDP

Rational Developer for Power Systems needs to support Kerberos Authentication. This is necessary because our systems are being used to service federal contracts where Kerberos Authentication allows us to meet FISMA requirements. IBM introduced Kerberos, Enterprise Identity Mapping, and Signle Signon almost 10 years ago on the iSeries, and this was highly publicized with several Redbooks on the topic, but their development tools for these systems still don't have this capability? Development tools used with these systems need to be able to support the authentication mechanisms provided by these systems. Perhaps this could easily be added by using data sources that already have provisions for Kerberos Authentication?

Use Case:

This will allow users to fully adopt single signon solutions that allow for enhanced security and meet FISMA (and possible other) security requirements. This will allow users to authenticate once to Windows Active Directory (or another Kerberos Server) and then with Enterprise Identity Mapping, connect to the Server without the need for additional signons.

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Aug 13, 2012

    This RFE is a duplicate of another RFE. See for current status.