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WebSphere Application Server Support for HashiCorp Vault usage
Our organization mandates the use of HashiCorp Vault to store and retrieve passwords.
For Applications hosted on WebSphere Application Server, there is no direct support to make use of HashiCorp Vault to store/retrieve database password as part of JDBC configuration.
We found that IBM Support the use of HashiCorp vault for InfoSphere MDM product; please refer KC for details https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSWSR9_11.6.0/com.ibm.swg.im.mdmhs.release.installpostcfg.doc/topics/password-vault.html
Extending this solution for WebSphere application server will help us to manage secrets in better way
As a WebSphere Application Server Administrator, I would like to store database password in secured vault and WebSphere should be configured to read the password from Vault at run time
Please note this enhance requested, is already made available for InfoSphere MDM product which is also based on WebSphere Application Server
We just need that enhancement to be extended for WebSphere
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