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WebSphere Automation

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Automation of WAS Fixpack and IF

There are multiple security vulnerabilities affecting WebSphere Application Servers. It is almost every month we are applying interim fix or a fixpack. We are using Installation Manager to apply the fix. Please develop the Installation Manager or ...
about 5 years ago in WebSphere Automation 2 Delivered

Allow customer to configure a trust store for the cve-monitor https connection.

Allow customer to configure a trust store for the cve-monitor https connection. This will require an operator change to allow a trust store Secret to be mounted and a change to cve-monitor to use that trust store in the SSLContext for the https co...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 3 Delivered

Support WebSphere Automation install on an OpenShift FIPS Enabled Cluster

HCSC and many other customers that work with the government or other entities that work with the government are required to follow FEDRAMP standard. FIPS is a key part of FEDRAMP standard. When an OpenShift Cluster is created, these customers are ...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

WebSphere Automation to download and make available iFixes and Fix Packs which resolve identified Vulnerabilities

WebSphere Automation should automatically download fixes to CVEs once they are detected. The fixes should be stored in my existing repository (such as NFS mount, FTP server or Artifactory repository).
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

WSA to download patches to NAS/SAN disk and mount the volume to the managed host during patch deployment

WSA downloads the FixPacks to the "/home/wasadmin/.wsa/fixes" file system. My customer encounters a problem with 8.5.5 FP023. The size of FP is 6GB, and there is not enough space to download it. The customer's AIX admin set a limit to the size of ...
9 months ago in WebSphere Automation 2 Delivered

Allow custom location for WAS backups

At the moment backups are stored in ~/.wsa/backups . This is not a safe default - if the directory for the home user is on a small disk, there is risk that the disk will fill up or the backup would fail. The backup location should be customizeable...
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Support Open Liberty with WebSphere Automation

Open Liberty currently lacks the Usage Metering feature, and is therefore not able to managed by WebSphere Automation. Open Liberty is as part of our strategy for migration, so supporting Open Liberty alongside WebSphere Liberty and traditional WA...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Improve notification email to indicate when a new bulletin is detected

Improve notification email to indicate when a new bulletin is detected, rather than when an existing (known) vulnerability is detected in a new or existing asset that was newly registered.
almost 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Display what APARs / fix pack remediate a CVE

Display, within the UI, what remediates the CVE (e.g. which APARs and which fix packs resolve the vulnerability). I should be able to get the iFix/Fixpack info from within the GUI without having to click anything or leave the UI (no requirement to...
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Provide an audit history of what CVEs were detected when, and when the iFix/APAR was applied to resolve it

Provide an audit history of what CVEs were detected when, and when the iFix/APAR was applied to resolve it. This might manifest in two ways: REST API to query the audit history of an individual (or collection of) server, install, CVE. A CSV report...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Delivered