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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 1, 2018

"Quality of Protection (QoP) settings" display box leads to security breaches

The SSL Quality of Protection (QoP) settings (SSL certificate and key management > SSL configuration > NodeDefaultSSLSettings) panel is particularly frustrating to use and leads to security breaches

1- The list of available ciphers is contained in a box that displays 5 ciphers of a very long list of ciphers. It should display more than 5 ciphers at the time.

2- The list of available ciphers is NOT sorted nor sortable and cannot be filtered and it should be at least showed in a sorted list.

The problem is the cipher names are all similar, differing only by a couple of characters, and picking out the ones we're not supposed to use is very awkward and lead to security breaches

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 125459
RFE URL
RFE Product WebSphere Application Server
  • Admin
    Graham Charters
    Jan 14, 2022

    Thank you for the suggestion. The requirement does have merit, but looking at it with respect to our total backlog of requests we do not see sufficient interest in this enhancement to merit delivery any time in the foreseeable future. Given the unlikelihood that we would deliver this, we are declining the request rather than leaving it in an uncommitted state for an extended period of time. If you would like to discuss this decision further, please contact Graham Charters <charters@uk.ibm.com>.