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System: WebSphere Application ServerActor: User needing improvement on existing feature Description: We are using WAS 8.5.5 and 9.0. The audit log generated by WebSphere is in binary format which is not readable by QRadar. Request to generate the ...
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...
Support for the SAN attribute in the CSR request when using wsadmin or the WAS admin console.
We want to be able to use the SAN attribute in PKI keys/certificates. This is needed to pass host verification during the TLS handshake if the certificate is to be used by processes on different hosts, e.g., multiple WAS application server process...
Changable context root of Integrated Solutions Console
Using IBM WebSphere Application Server by default the IBM Integrated Solutions Console is just accassible using the context root /ibm/consoleSome customers want to use another context root for their administration console for which it would be nic...
Switch option to finish searching all repositories in the federated repositories right after user is found.
In customer's WAS 8.5.5.x system, many base entries for each CN entries in customer's LDAP are registered to the federated repositories. In current design, search results for user are returned after all repositories are searched. Federated reposit...
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 ...
WebSphere should offer StartTLS support when connecting to LDAP server for authentication
When configuring WebSphere for LDAP authentication, if you select "use SSL", this forces WebSphere to establish an LDAPS connection with the LDAP server (port 636 by default). This is an outdated mechanism. LDAP v3 defines the StartTLS extension, ...
We believe this is actually yet another instance of a request this customer has made multiple times through various channels. (Maybe other customers too, but we know of this one for sure). The issue customer raises is that "logout" does not actual...
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.
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