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Docker utility should support Functional Perspective test scripts. Slack Issue https://devops---testing.slack.com/archives/CGV8AAGCD/p1645022341509149

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Missing source IP in SMF record type 80 when accessing with Liberty Server

Liberty Server need to add the source IP address to SMF type 80 records to enable identification of security breaches and also to enable the use of conditional access based on source IP address.
16 days ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Submitted

Missing source IP in SMF record type 80 when accessing with WAS or IHS

WAS and IHS need to add the source IP address to SMF type 80 records to enable identification of security breaches and also to enable the use of conditional access based on source IP address.
17 days ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Submitted

possibility to use a cipher other than SHA1 by encrypting the backup

There are some limitations with regard to private key used with the backup and restore process. The private key file uploaded must be a PEM encoded private key. The maximum key size allowed is 8192 bits.Currently private key is expected to be a SH...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1 Submitted

LTPA token timeout should respond to user activity

This is a requirement for ISO 27001 certification. This type of functionality is required by many security teams, and it is really hard to justify, explain, and get security deviations. It would be useful because users would not be harassed by fre...
8 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Future consideration

Industry standard issue tracker for Rational Developer

Rational Developer (for i, z) is a great tool, and like all similar applications, RDi continually has a host of minor defects and possible enhancements. Opening an APAR with IBM for this sort of thing is overly complex and an antiquated sort of us...

keyboard hot-key for the ACS launch actions like"Launch Run SQL Scripts"

Product: IBM Rational Developer for i Currently there is no keyboard hot-key for the ACS launch actions like "Launch Run SQL Scripts" . Now , this is a way to right click at object in remote system explorer and click "Launch Run SQL Scripts". I us...
20 days ago in Rational Other / Change 0 Submitted

adding a return code for the AdminTask object methods

I have been writing Jython scripts to perform basic tasks such as creating and deleting JAAS Application and J2C Auth entries in WebSphere. I noticed that some of the methods return no value so it is not easy to determine whether or not they have ...
20 days ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Submitted

Fix the issue that's causing stuck of the JWT tokens from the z/OS Liberty server

A JSON Web Token(JWT) can get stuck. It manifests as /zosmf/services/authenticate endpoint issuing a JWT with success RC that is not valid for api calls, resulting in 401 rc. This is a persistent condition. We are tracking two cases where it happe...
6 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Future consideration

Encrypted email for call home

In all customer projects where the PureApplication System is used - the Call-Home functionality is one of the most important features, but we depend on the customers security-officer to send out the eMails and Problems to our support team. Current...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

Update "Git Source Control" Plugin to use Sparse Clone for Component version creation

Currently the plugin will clone an entire repository regardless if the include/exclude parameters when creating a new component version. This means that the the entire repository is cloned to the agent directory before then making use of the inclu...
6 months ago in UrbanCode / Deploy 0 Future consideration