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Stale http session access during rollout update in case one browser requests multiple requests in a same time.

Today, web application architecture has changed from old style Web 1.0 to Web 2.0, AJAX, Single Page Application architecture and so on. Especially in new web application architecture, an application's client/browser side may call multiple request...
almost 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Add a REFRESH SECUIRTY command like MQ uses to reload certs in WebSphere on Z

The same functionality MQ used to reload certificates I would like applied to WAS. Currently you have to cycle the WAS servers to bring in certificates when they expire or need to be updated.
almost 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Not under consideration

Log aggregation of repeated application runtime exceptions

This request is for improvement in WebSphere logging and tracing. Log aggregation of repeated application run time exceptions so that logs are not filled and rolled over. This is similar to FFDC logs where repeated exception stacks are not printed...
about 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Not under consideration

Cluster stop/start confirmation popup to avoid production outages

We are looking for a confirmation popup or a secondary window about the action we are performing during cluster stop and start to avoid potential production impacts.
about 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

z/OS IHS Apache - document error log messages

Most IBM components and products come with messages manuals that provide thorough documentation of messages issued by the product. I haven't found any such doc for the z/OS IHS based on Apache. Doc should provide message text and level, explanatio...
about 8 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Not under consideration

Perform host name verification for SSL channels

On WAS 7 server deployed JavaEE application which acting as web service client (JAX-WS) and communicating with web service over HTTPS (SSL channel). When web service client made connection to target server, the common name (CN) from the server cer...
over 9 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Future consideration

Request to set the transaction timeout on connections to Microsoft SQL Server to a value other than infinity.

Our company has a production Business Process Management deployment which experiences intermittent outages due to the fact that we are unable to reset the transaction timeout on connections to Microsoft SQL Server to a value other than infinity. T...
about 11 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Future consideration

We cannot keep all the files of the multiple fixpack upgrades as it requires a lot of disk space and keeps growing. It is not feasible to keep on increasing the size of disk space.

It will allow users to save disk space We cannot keep all the files of the multiple fixpack upgrades as it requires a lot of disk space and keeps growing. It is not feasible to keep on increasing the size of disk space. So we need to know the safe...
3 days ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Submitted

OpenTelemetry integration for the IHS WebSphere plugin

OTEL is the new standard for telemetry data like traces, logs, metrics and events to be shipped to any external systems for enhanced visibility. Datadog currently does not have an integration for IHS plugin, hence the idea here is if IBM can build...
3 months ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

IBM SDK v8 support for Apple Mac OS (M1 and M2 processors) to support developing J2EE applications on Apple Mac OS.

There are a lot of different WebSphere Application Server stack-products available for which all need to be running on IBM SDK v8 when using the traditional application server. More and more J2EE developers moving to Apple Mac OS, for which the ha...
10 months ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration