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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 3, 2021

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 not appear in the drop down list when selecting Data Encryption Algorithm in the JAX-RPC Default Generator Bindings Application servers > application_server_name > JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime > Encryption information > gen_encinfo or JAX-RPC Default Consumer Bindings Application servers > application_server_name > JAX-WS and JAX-RPC security runtime > Encryption information > con_encinfo .

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 19, 2021

    We are using version 8.5.5.x. There are options for AES-256 in CBC mode, however we are required to have AES-256 in GCM mode.

  • Admin
    Graham Charters
    Aug 18, 2021

    Thank you for the suggestion. We've not heard back from you in some time, and according to our policy ( for reviewing and addressing RFEs we have decided to close this request. If you would like to discuss this decision further, please contact Graham Charters <>.

  • Guest
    Jun 8, 2021

    All the new versions of WebSphere traditional allow you to select AES-256 as the Data encryption algorithm ( Which version of WebSphere traditional are you using which does not allow to select AES-256 Data encryption algorithm?