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Allow for multiple Subject Alternative Name DNS entries in Certificate Signing Requests in the WAS admin console
In WebSphere 8.5.5 fix pack 18 support for specifying Subject Alternative Names DND, IP, email values was added when creating a certificate signing request (CSR) via the WebSphere Administrative Console. However, the capability currently allows on...
adding a return code for the AdminTask object methods
I have been writing Jython scripts to perform basic tasks such as creating and deleting JAAS Application and J2C Auth entries in WebSphere. I noticed that some of the methods return no value so it is not easy to determine whether or not they have ...
Fix Activation Spec status display in Admin Console
The status reported in the Admin Console for Activation Specs is broken - we had a stopped Activation Spec and it showed as "green" (Active). Admin Console should reflect accurate status information to benefit all systems programmers and applicati...
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 ...
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...
IBMi HTTP Server IHS support for website creation on IASP
Actual IBM i HTTP Server doesn't support the creation via GUI of a website defined in IASP, you have to create it on SYSBAS and then move it on IASP manually, doing tricky steps. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/706779 Could it be possible t...
We have a requirement to update WAS settings from within the secure wsadmin.sh runtime. The updates require calling out to other servers in our network using REST-ful calls. The GitHub "requests" module meets most needs. But we can not use it beca...
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, ...
n this article about "provider_<id>.redirectToRPHostAndPort" - can this proxy url can be dynamic based on the properties or header etc https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/was-nd/8.5.5?topic=party-openid-connect-relying-custom-properties
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