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WebSphere Liberty

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Include strong ciphers in liberty

We are using EKMF Web, and it uses WebSphere Liberty. EKMFWEB uses port 9443. Recently we received report that the port is vulnerable. Upon researching with IBM, it was found that weak ciphers have been included in liberty even when configured to ...
4 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Support token authentication (IDT) when accessing a db when using a connection pool

PCI data security is requiring servers to never expose a password when accessing a db. The industry is moving towards using JWTs (for example, a RACF IDT on z/OS) to meet this requirement. JWT eliminate the need to manage a db password in Liberty ...
11 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Mapping of a role in a JWT token to a technical user ID in SAF/RACF

As of today only WebSphere Liberty on z/OS and z/OS Connect EE (which is also based on WebSphere Liberty on z/OS) can only map the distributed user ID in a JWT token to a mainframe user ID in SAF/RACF. This is a problem when there is no equivalent...
12 months ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Provide API for IBM J9 downloads

Downloads for IBM J9 are behind a log-in and there does not seem to be an API to get them. E.g. for the release 8.0.7.6, we need to download archives for these platforms: AIX 64-bit, pSeries 8.0.7.6-JavaSE-SDK-aix-ppc64-archive Linux 64-bit, pSeri...
almost 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration

Microprofile openapi uses the default host

Standard web applications can use virtual hosts in Liberty but feature WABs such as microprofile openapi can not. The requests should be made using the default host name.
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 2 Not under consideration

Add a parameter to BBOC START_SRVR commands to define the BBO$ user id for CICS WOLA Link Server Task

We are using BBOC START_SRVR commands to start the WOLA Link Server Tasks (BBO$) in our CICS regions. Currently, there is no parameter to define the user id, under which BBO$ is running. So, if we start the Link Server Task during the CICS startup...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Custom SSL Trust Manager in Liberty

Provide support for a custom Trust Manager in Liberty that allows for certificate validation against client certificate SAN entries
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

Optionally create ECDSA Certificates

Liberty supports ECC ciphers, however, ECC ciphers require an ECDSA key. Is it possible to configure Liberty to create both RSA and ECDSA keys when creating a server or when joining a collective?
about 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

S282 Abend when calling Liberty isAuthorized method

when calling the isAuthorized API to check the profile like below,you will see the abendProfile:AAAAA.BBBBBBB.11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111Cla...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Future consideration

OIDC Provider capability to cache 3rd party token, so claims could be build from tokens directly without relying on LDAP

Although Liberty OIDC server can delegate user authentication to 3rd party identity provider (SAML, or OIDC), Liberty OP still relies on LDAP to fetch user attributes to build user claim. To remove LDAP dependency, OP need to be modified to cache ...
almost 4 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 0 Not under consideration