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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on May 10, 2016

Kerberos for IBM Navigator for i

IBM's Enterprise Identity Mapping (EIM) uses Kerberos authentication and users don't have an IBMi password. Presently, the IBM Navigator for i tool does not support Kerberos authentication. For now, users can still use the older System i Navigator tool that supports Kerberos. IBM has deprecated System i Navigator however, so right now there is now way forward for users of IBM's EIM.

Use Case:

Users of IBM's EIM would access IBM Navigator for i and authenticate automatically using Kerberos.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 23, 2017

    This support has been delivered. Details can be found at!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Enable%20Single%20Sign-On

  • Guest
    May 1, 2017

    The Network Authorization Service configuration, a required component to implement Kerberos, would appear not to be present in the IBM Navigator for i product. Unless this functionality has been implemented somewhere differently by IBM, this critical component is definitely required for IBM to complete its goal of implementing all System i Navigator functionality into IBM Navigator for i.

    Recategorized by T Duncan

  • Guest
    May 11, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #88109 in product IBM i.