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WebSphere Application Server Support for HashiCorp Vault usage

Our organization mandates the use of HashiCorp Vault to store and retrieve passwords. For Applications hosted on WebSphere Application Server, there is no direct support to make use of HashiCorp Vault to store/retrieve database password as part of...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Not under consideration

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

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

Add feature to configure Enable/Disable System Dump from admin console

WAS admin console users have the ability to take System dumps and causes issues in production during peak traffic. Requesting a feature added so WAS admins can configure to enable or disable in production environments.
about 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Remove dependency of a logonid/password for addnode.sh and syncnode.sh on z/OS

We have an automated scripts that runs for syncnode.sh and addnode.sh. The WAS Admin password is not known and is rotated. See open case TS007505717
3 months ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Java 11 support for WAS ND

I'm working for an Insurance Group, currently responsible of the implementation of Guidewire Insurance suite (https://www.guidewire.com/products/insurancesuite), which is a World Class application developed in Java. We'd implemented the Guidewire ...
almost 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Not under consideration

Fix Activation Spec status display in Admin Console

The status reported in the Admin Console for Activation Specs is broken - we had a stopped Activation Spec and it showed as "green" (Active). Admin Console should reflect accurate status information to benefit all systems programmers and applicati...
8 months ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Under review

Allow for multiple Subject Alternative Name DNS entries in Certificate Signing Requests in the WAS admin console

In WebSphere 8.5.5 fix pack 18 support for specifying Subject Alternative Names DND, IP, email values was added when creating a certificate signing request (CSR) via the WebSphere Administrative Console. However, the capability currently allows on...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Not under consideration

VET Change Websphere security configuration to allow non-Security Admin managers to generate heapdump/javacore/core files

Websphere 8.0 introduced new functionality that allows administrators to generate heapdumps/system dump/java cores on demand.This is very useful for administrators investigating particular problem types. The default Websphere configuration means t...
about 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Support JDBC 4.2 in WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5

WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 supports Java SE 8. It should support JDBC 4.2 in accordance with specification of JSE 8 (https://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=337). However, the latest system requirement of WAS 8.5.5 only states support of JDBC up ...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration