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WebSphere Automation

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WSA to download patches to NAS/SAN disk and mount the volume to the managed host during patch deployment

WSA downloads the FixPacks to the "/home/wasadmin/.wsa/fixes" file system. My customer encounters a problem with 8.5.5 FP023. The size of FP is 6GB, and there is not enough space to download it. The customer's AIX admin set a limit to the size of ...
12 months ago in WebSphere Automation 2 Delivered

Support WebSphere Automation install on an OpenShift FIPS Enabled Cluster

HCSC and many other customers that work with the government or other entities that work with the government are required to follow FEDRAMP standard. FIPS is a key part of FEDRAMP standard. When an OpenShift Cluster is created, these customers are ...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Allow custom location for WAS backups

At the moment backups are stored in ~/.wsa/backups . This is not a safe default - if the directory for the home user is on a small disk, there is risk that the disk will fill up or the backup would fail. The backup location should be customizeable...
about 1 year ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

IDEA #2 - PRIORITY #2 - Enhance WSA to enable en masse remediation selection and application. Currently, WebSphere Automation provides the apply for a user to select a single vulnerability.

Upon selection of a single vulnerability, a user can select only a single registered WebSphere instance for remediation application. Unfortunately, this behavior is serial and singular that does not conform to scaling needs for a security operatio...
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

IDEA #1 - PRIORITY #1 - Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).

Additionally, WebSphere Automation selects (by default) the most recent but smallest remediation artifact. Unfortunately, this method and model assumes a security operational team can aligned with IBM recommendation.
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

En-mass Group Execution of a CVE ifix.

We would like to see the ability to potentially do a singular remediation against many target servers; that is to do an en-mass group execution of a CVE ifix.
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Request to potentially do a singular ifix remediation against many target servers; that is to do an en-mass group execution (one-to-many) of a CVE ifix.

To be able to select a group of servers to install an ifix to, rather than installing an ifix one server at a time. Something with maybe a check box list of servers that you that you can choose to push the ifix to, so that many servers are install...
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

IDEA En-mass Group Execution of a CVE ifix – Priority 2

We concur’s with the recommendation on the IDEA to potentially do a singular remediation against many target servers; that is to do an enmass group execution of a CVE ifix.
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).

Enhance WSA to display entire available & applicable remediation artifacts. Currently, WebSphere Automation displays only the absolute latest remediation artifacts (like APARs, etc).
11 months ago in WebSphere Automation 1 Delivered

Allow customer to configure a trust store for the cve-monitor https connection.

Allow customer to configure a trust store for the cve-monitor https connection. This will require an operator change to allow a trust store Secret to be mounted and a change to cve-monitor to use that trust store in the SSLContext for the https co...
over 2 years ago in WebSphere Automation 3 Delivered