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Stop and Start the Activation Spec functionality

We are in need feature to stop and start the activation spec. in WAS
about 4 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Functionality already exists

Allow encryption algorithm to be AES-256 in GCM mode for JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime.

We have recently upgraded to AES-256 in CBC mode on JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime for our application servers, however we are required by our cryptography standards to move to the preferred GCM mode before the end of 2021. This option does n...
almost 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Future consideration

One incorrect password blocking LDAP servers

Problem reported: When the user logs in to an application that relies on WebSphere to authenticate to an LDAP server (Microsoft AD) and types the wrong password, we verify that: • The wrong password is sent to the main LDAP server + 1 retentative•...
over 5 years ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Is a defect

Enhancement required in auditing framework to include below changes done through admin console.

We are sending websphere audit log to SEIM to identify critical events. During the testing we identified the below security configurations done through websphere console is not getting audited and not part of audit log. a) Disabling Global Sec...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Confirmation dialog box before stopping an cluster in console

In the WAS console, when we try to stop a cluster(s), we select the cluster, and click on Stop, and BOOM, the cluster stop gets initiated and there is no way for us to stop that process in case we have stopped it by mistake. In the case of Applica...
almost 6 years ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

OpenJPA and SQL Limits

As per PMR 13287,842,758 Currently running WAS for z/OS 8.5.5.14. One of our development teams complains a misbehaviour of Websphere's AS JPA embedded implementation on setting the lower limit of the number of results in criteria query. They say t...
over 4 years ago in WebSphere traditional 5 Not under consideration

The fix for PI67363 to be made available on the WAS 8.5 platform.

Issue as per APAR : https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PI67363 The following error is seen in logs during startup of Application Server 9.0 after fresh install SystemErr R ERROR StatusLogger Log4j2 could not find a logging implementation. Pl...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

The metrics endpoint should report basic status information about the cell, applications and JVMs similarly to what is shown in the dmgr

As a WAS admin using prometheus for JVM monitoring, I'd like an exposed GAUGE metric that tells me the status of various things from the Deployment Manager perspective: - List the Deployment Manager Cell info, Node info, WAS version. - List all t...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Future consideration

Make Listener Port and Activation Spec status available as prometheus GAUGE metric

As a WAS admin using prometheus for JVM monitoring, I'd like an exposed GAUGE metric that tells me what the status of a ListenerPort or Activation Spec would be on a JVM or Application. 0 could represent stopped and 1 could represent running. It c...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Support NTLMv2 on JavaMail

NTLMv2 is the most secure mechanism communicating with Exchange server and is preferred by customers
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration