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Hi, In our infrastructure, we have 5 cell names, each name represent all the environments of each one, I mean, the cell name 90app_cell ( for example ) is the same for each environment ( DEV/INTG/QA/PROD), and we maintain the same instance name in...
I like the automation feature but it is incomplete without the embedded products. For eg, I cannot use its features on WebSphere that is underneath the BAW or ODM products. So far, I have discovered that even WAS that is installed as part of the p...
Provision for Configure Automated Emailer for Audit Reports generation in PDF Format and Manual Export of Report in PDF
Provision for Configure Automated Emailer for Audit Reports generation in PDF Format and Manual Export of Report in PDF. Audit Team doesn’t accept the CSV based reports as those are editable so it would be better if the Audit Reports generation ha...
Provision for Tagging Servers with Environment and Application Name to Maintain WAS Inventory and listing these using these tags
Currently there is no features of custom tagging so dashboard showing all the server without any grouping. Custom tagging will allow to tag the servers with their environment (PRD/UAT/DEV) and Application Names. So this will allow to do the listin...
IDEA Fixpack Augmentation – Priority 1 The recommendation is to augment the remediation artifact to include the entire history of the available fixpacks that are applicable to a vulnerability which is not done today. The current view on the glass reflects IBM’s design decision taken from a security standpoint, that WSA will promote the latest fixpack as a best practice and will most likely remain as the default choice. Kaiser can work with the API approach to install fixpacks that are not at the latest level via API customization but it would be nice to have it in the UI visibility.
As an example of why this approach would be useful, consider Kaiser’s current approach offers developers the choice of n-1, n-2, and current fixpack version. A view on the glass that will show if eight of ten CVE’s are fixed in one fixpack, that K...
IDEA #2 - PRIORITY #2 - Enhance WSA to enable en masse remediation selection and application. Currently, WebSphere Automation provides the apply for a user to select a single vulnerability.
Upon selection of a single vulnerability, a user can select only a single registered WebSphere instance for remediation application. Unfortunately, this behavior is serial and singular that does not conform to scaling needs for a security operatio...
IDEA #1 - PRIORITY #1 - Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).
Additionally, WebSphere Automation selects (by default) the most recent but smallest remediation artifact. Unfortunately, this method and model assumes a security operational team can aligned with IBM recommendation.
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