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Passwords in security.xml XOR encoded and weak

Dear Team, We are badly hit by our security team on this XOR encoding mechanism of Websphere console users. We need Websphere product with inbuild encryption facility to make the sure password are in encypted format (AES/DES). Kindly take this as ...
over 7 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Delivered

Provide support for Kerberos Constrained Delegation (S4U2Proxy, S4U2Self) in WebSphere Full Profile

With JDK 8 the S4U2Proxy and S4U2Self mechanisms are implemented in the GSSApi for delegated access with credentials of the client to backend servers with Kerberos. See:
about 8 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Delivered

Datasource connection setup and cleanup configurable statements for WebSphere Liberty profile

In Websphere classic we can provide a custom datasource helper class on the datasource definition to do some setup and teardown of the connection based on the current context/thread before its given back to the caller or returned to the pool. In W...
over 8 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Delivered

Old pid log used after crash

One system in sysplex crashed. After it was IPLed back noted that Apache HTTP server didn't start. It's proc quietly ended with CC 0000. Checked logs/proc.output and found this: :/ST1/etc/ihsconfig/ihs/ihsaest1/logs # cat proc.output You are logge...
almost 9 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Delivered

JAX-WS clients should perform SSL hostname verifications when connecting to a SOAP webservice

When a JAX-WS client running in Websphere attempts to connect to a SOAP webservice, it does not currently perform hostname verifications on the certificate of the webservice. This makes it susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks.The underlying re...
over 10 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Delivered

Support SP initiated SAML support

System: WebSphere Application ServerActor: User needing broader support in existing feature The current WebSphere SAML support via SAML TAI only supports specific Identity Provider (IdP) initiated scenario, or as frames it "SP Redirect to IdP Web ...
over 10 years ago in WebSphere traditional 4 Delivered

Include uptime in javacore files

It would be good if the javacore file would include the uptime (start date/time) of the JVM.
over 11 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Delivered