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The NTP service configuration performed by the OpenShift installation using the Cloud Pak System accelerator should apply a best practice to keep the clocks on the nodes in sync. The default configuration of the NTP service increases the risk of c...
Add the ability to install Quarterly Fixpacks to the menu choices in the WebSphere Automation tool.
90% of our application maintenance activities are updating WebSphere products via Fixpack upgrade. We do not install fixes unless there is the rare emergency. So the product does not provide enough bandwidth to be considered as a viable new produc...
To enhance WebSphere Automation (WSA) to install and rollback multiple iFixes for a list of WebSphere Application Servers
The current design of the product focuses on detecting unresolved security vulnerabilities that affect traditional WebSphere and Liberty servers. It facilitates the application of security fixes one by one on each server.Some customers have hundre...
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OpenJCEPlus security provider for IBM Semeru runtimes
Since IBM Java 18.104.22.168 brainpool eliptic curves are supported by IBMJCEPlus security provider. We need an "OpenJCEPlus" security provider in Semeru 17 to bring the same IBMJCEPlus crypto provider implementation to Java 17 which would then include...
To support AES-256 password encryption in traditional WebSphere
As per this link https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/was/9.0.5?topic=files-encrypting-passwords-by-using-aes , WAS only supports AES-128 encryption. My customer's security standard requires AES-256 at the minimum.
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 ...
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