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Extend field in SSL trace output that includes cipher information

When analyzing output of SSL trace data, this may involve dumping the output to a spreadsheet for further analysis and comparison against cipher lists from QSSLCSL and/or SST (TLSCONFIG). The challenge when comparing data is that since many cipher...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Make managing ciphers in QSSLCSL easier using 2-digit cipher codes and use these codes everywhere

It would be easier to manage ciphers in the system value using the 2-digit codes simply because ciphers also have to be managed in SST (SSLCONFIG/TLSCONFIG) where the 2-digit code in required when adding/removing ciphers to the eligible list. Give...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Include an "assigned" flag to DCM API to indicate if cert is assigned to an DCM application or not

There is an API that already exists that allows certificates stored in a DCM store be read and would include expiry date, which is useful. I am not sure what the API is called, but I know that TAATOOL provides a command (CVTCERT) that uses the IBM...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Security 5 Under review

Provide ability to control SSL counters (in SST) from OS command line using an API

We are running v7r4 and find the SSL counters that are available within SST very useful. A challenge we face is that due to our a weekly system interruption for full system save and IPL, these counters are disabled and get reset. It would desirabl...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Networking 1 Under review

Creation of a new function for certificate management in DCM

Currently, to manage certificates, the user needs *ALLOBJ and *SECADM permissions. I would like to have a function that allows users to manage certificates without needing these permissions.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Security 1 Under review

Add option to append notes like confidentiality to an outgoing email

I need a confidentiality notice appended to emails going out from the IBMi to cover legal requirements. There are no user exits in the system that I can use. I also need to embed other information into any outgoing email to identify which LPAR an ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Networking 2 Under review

please update ICU libraries

Please update ICU libraries on the machine. They are simply too old. Looking into QICU library there are ten years ago versions. By the way, the ICU project is maintained by IBM itself. ICU is published and enlisted in the public API of the system...
3 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 4 Under review

5733-icc allow/support from local files in qsys.lib

manual says local file can't be in qsys.lib. If you create savf of file, library/schema as a savf and want to upload to cloud, this should be allowed, even if one has to use qsys.lib/mylib.lib/myfile.file method (it works)
3 months ago in IBM i / Virtualization and Cloud 1 Under review

Add Adopted User Profile(s) to QUSRJOBI and RTVJOBA

Apparently there is no way to retrieve the User Profile under which a job is running when a program that Adopts another User Profile is in the call stack. For example, User BOB signs on and calls program XYZ which is owned by QPGMR and uses adopte...
4 months ago in IBM i / Work Management and Messaging 2 Under review

Add a new option on CRTDUPOBJ to replace the object

Create a new option REPLACE(*YES|*NO) on the CRTDUPOBJ command that will replace the TO object if it exists. This will allow you to use Wildcards and just replace the object. The use case for this is so, we need to copy objects from one library to...
4 months ago in IBM i / Core OS 0 Under review