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"Quality of Protection (QoP) settings" display box leads to security breaches

The SSL Quality of Protection (QoP) settings (SSL certificate and key management > SSL configuration > NodeDefaultSSLSettings) panel is particularly frustrating to use and leads to security breaches 1- The list of available ciphers is contai...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Enable Options to store old config backups out of WAS installation Directory during restoreConfig.bat

IBM team in Case TS006197127, has requested below To remove old backup configurations as we noticed the issues with that in the past. However we still see you keep old config backups under the profile please remove them from that folder and store ...
5 months ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

IBM Cloud - manual VPC selection when creating new WAS environment

We're currently using/evaluating the WAS traditional build template on VSI v2.1.0 and have noticed you have to use a unique vpc_name in its build configuration. In an IBM multi cloud heterogeneous environment, it would great if you had the option ...
5 months ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Future consideration

IFIX applied in JOBLOG

When we have IFIXES installed onto our WebSphere V8.5 and V9.0.5 application servers the IFIXES don't display in the JOBLOG.Just the version the fix pack level are generated.It would be a great help to have the IFIX levels displayed in the JOBLOG ...
almost 2 years ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Implement DHE ciphers in IBM HTTP Server to provide Forward Secrecy to clients that do not support ECDHE ciphers

We use IBM HTTP Server 8.5.5 as HTTPS gateway in front of WebSphere Application Server portal system to service a multitude of different, external clients via internet. Those clients are outside our scope of influence, so we cannot dictate securit...
over 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Future consideration

Allow encryption algorithm to be AES-256 in GCM mode for JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime.

We have recently upgraded to AES-256 in CBC mode on JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime for our application servers, however we are required by our cryptography standards to move to the preferred GCM mode before the end of 2021. This option does n...
12 months ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Future consideration

WebSphere Audit Functionality

Using the Audit feature we want to be able to log any type of configuration change.What was the change, at what time and with what userid.Currently the only filter that allows that is “RESOURCE_ACCESS:SUCCESS ”, the problem is that it logs everyth...
almost 5 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Future consideration

Websphere Application Server: Self Signed Default Websphere certificate missing IP or DNS names in SAN field

The self signed certificates in Websphere application server has default SAN field populated and not the IP or DNS name as required by browsers causing the browsers (Chrome, FireFox etc) to complain that the SAN field is missing.
over 2 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Provide support for Kerberos Constrained Delegation (S4U2Proxy, S4U2Self) in WebSphere Full Profile

With JDK 8 the S4U2Proxy and S4U2Self mechanisms are implemented in the GSSApi for delegated access with credentials of the client to backend servers with Kerberos. See: http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/api/content/nl/en-us/SSYKE2_8.0.0/...
about 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Session rebalancing and affinity switchback default value are mismatch in dynamic cluster

WAS default dynamic cluster settings are following. #1. HttpSessionRebalanceOff=false (*1) : this indicates that session rebalancing is ON. #2. NoAffinitySwitchBack=false (*2) : this indicates that affinity switchback is ON. In other words, when o...
about 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration