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WebSphere Automation

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Enhance patch automation to support tWAS instances installed by IM in Admin mode

Many tWAS instances were installed by IM in Admin mode. During WSA patch installation, the playbook terminated with error message: >>> ValueError: Installation directory is not owned by wasadmin but IM accessRights is admin The tWAS was ...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Planned for future release

Add a "Test" email button

When configuring the email server settings, it would be very helpful to have a "Test connection" type button to ensure the mail configuration works. In the event of an error, exposing the error through the UI (and not requiring directions to the p...
almost 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Future consideration

IDEA En-mass Group Execution of a CVE ifix – Priority 2

We concur’s with the recommendation on the IDEA to potentially do a singular remediation against many target servers; that is to do an enmass group execution of a CVE ifix.
6 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

IDEA Fixpack Augmentation – Priority 1 The recommendation is to augment the remediation artifact to include the entire history of the available fixpacks that are applicable to a vulnerability which is not done today. The current view on the glass reflects IBM’s design decision taken from a security standpoint, that WSA will promote the latest fixpack as a best practice and will most likely remain as the default choice. Kaiser can work with the API approach to install fixpacks that are not at the latest level via API customization but it would be nice to have it in the UI visibility.

As an example of why this approach would be useful, consider Kaiser’s current approach offers developers the choice of n-1, n-2, and current fixpack version. A view on the glass that will show if eight of ten CVE’s are fixed in one fixpack, that K...
6 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

IDEA #1 - PRIORITY #1 - Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).

Additionally, WebSphere Automation selects (by default) the most recent but smallest remediation artifact. Unfortunately, this method and model assumes a security operational team can aligned with IBM recommendation.
6 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).

Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).
6 months ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Enhancement Filtering in notification

There is no filter to choose under what criteria to send notification to whom. e.g. Different teams are responsible for different cells, so notification can be sent based on cell names and the target team. Or some managers prefer to get notificati...
about 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Support WSA deployed to Power (ppc64)

WebSphere Automation supports deployment to OpenShift on Intel / AMD (x64) and IBM Z Linux (s390x) platforms. This RFE is a request to support IBM Power (ppc64) platforms.
about 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Not under consideration

Provide "summary view" of WebSphere Automation registered servers, total servers, number of cores, etc

Since WebSphere servers are registered with WebSphere Automation, and WebSphere Automation is licensed on the total number of cores available to the registered WebSphere servers, we should provide a "summary page" that shows the total number of re...
almost 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Future consideration

Integrate with ServiceNow

ServiceNow is how we track change tickets. It would be nice if WebSphere Automation integrated with ServiceNow so that the installations driven by WebSphere Automation could be started from ServiceNow flows.
over 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 0 Planned for future release