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WebSphere Liberty

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Liberty z/OS -J2EE end-user(the WAS principal) to DB2 (setDB2ClientUser)

Liberty z/OS applications require audit and logging in DB2. We need to know who made the changes in the database records. The idea is to pass to the DB2 the J2EE end-user(the WAS principal) and put it on the setDB2ClientUser for the DB2 connection...
about 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Not under consideration

Allow Liberty to bind to unix file sockets

Dear community, we do have many applications on a vast number of network interfaces (if/eth) per unix host. In case we need fail-over, we assign multiple ports per application (e.g. 8000, 8001 for application 'a' and 8002 for application 'b'). Th...
about 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Not under consideration

Improve message detail for CWWKS1777E

Current format of message is as below: ibm.ws.security.openidconnect.common.OidcCommonClientRequest E CWWKS1777E: Validation failed for the token requested by [RS_CREDENTIAL] due to a mismatch of signing algorithms between the OpenID Connect clien...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Not under consideration

Microprofile openapi uses the default host

Standard web applications can use virtual hosts in Liberty but feature WABs such as microprofile openapi can not. The requests should be made using the default host name.
almost 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration

Extra security check against requests from users who are already authenticated

After a user is authenticated, there are still checks against the server's guest id to the EJBROLE profiles. This can cause, in some cases, excessive logging of unexpected, but valid, failures against the server's guest id and the EJBROLE profiles...
almost 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Not under consideration

Provide a feature for Dynamic IP restriction settings for IBM Websphere Liberty server

Our product runs on bundled IBM Liberty Server. The version of the Liberty that gets deployed with the product is “WebSphere Application Server 19.0.0.8/wlp-1.0.31.cl190820190813-1136”.Currently IBM Websphere Liberty does not provide any mechanism...
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration

Liberty zOS SAF delegation switch

In WAS z/OS traditional cells, we are using the paramters: com.ibm.security.SAF.authorization = false and com.ibm.security.SAF.delegation = false.The developers use the application-bnd.xml files to map J2EE roles to a bind-able referenced role in ...
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration

Option to configure OIDCClient to pass the sessionID in a more secure manner

We have learned from our security team that the session ID for the /oidcclient/redirect/azureclient URL is being passed in the URL using clear text. I had opened a case with WAS support to see how the issue could be mitigated by sending sessionID ...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Not under consideration

OIDC Provider capability to cache 3rd party token, so claims could be build from tokens directly without relying on LDAP

Although Liberty OIDC server can delegate user authentication to 3rd party identity provider (SAML, or OIDC), Liberty OP still relies on LDAP to fetch user attributes to build user claim. To remove LDAP dependency, OP need to be modified to cache ...
almost 4 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Not under consideration

LIBERTY and configuration validation when starting

1)Liberty read configuration from server.xmlBut if it exists bad configuration it will start without any fatal errors. (ignore the xml that liberty does not understand)It is a kind of “best effort” starting that I do not want.I prefer that It does...
about 4 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration