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Enabling Java 2 security should not break the application

Based on Visa Security policies we have to enable Java 2 security. However, enabling Java 2 security will break the JazzSM/WebGUI application. All the icons will go missing after logging into WebGUI. IBM has provided a workaround to add the below ...
15 days ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Submitted

Consider disabling file serving and directory browsing (fileServingEnabled & com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.disallowAllFileServing)

According to Visa Security policies fileServingEnabled property should be disabled on all the /WEB-INF/ibm-web-ext.xmi' file(s). This property is managed by global property which is com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.disallowAllFileServing. If this is set tr...
15 days ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Submitted

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...
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 2 Not under consideration

Add feature to configure Enable/Disable System Dump from admin console

WAS admin console users have the ability to take System dumps and causes issues in production during peak traffic. Requesting a feature added so WAS admins can configure to enable or disable in production environments.
over 1 year ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

The fix for PI67363 to be made available on the WAS 8.5 platform.

Issue as per APAR : https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PI67363 The following error is seen in logs during startup of Application Server 9.0 after fresh install SystemErr R ERROR StatusLogger Log4j2 could not find a logging implementation. Pl...
about 1 month ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Enable WebSphere Property management to support access_log of application server configuration

Today, WebSphere Property management can support configuration of trace.log, Systemout.log or SystemErr.log, except HTTP access_log. Please kindly consider to support it for completeness.
2 months ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

Java 11 support for WAS ND

I'm working for an Insurance Group, currently responsible of the implementation of Guidewire Insurance suite (https://www.guidewire.com/products/insurancesuite), which is a World Class application developed in Java. We'd implemented the Guidewire ...
almost 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 3 Not under consideration

The metrics endpoint should report basic status information about the cell, applications and JVMs similarly to what is shown in the dmgr

As a WAS admin using prometheus for JVM monitoring, I'd like an exposed GAUGE metric that tells me the status of various things from the Deployment Manager perspective: - List the Deployment Manager Cell info, Node info, WAS version. - List all t...
about 2 months ago in WebSphere traditional 0 Submitted

Make Listener Port and Activation Spec status available as prometheus GAUGE metric

As a WAS admin using prometheus for JVM monitoring, I'd like an exposed GAUGE metric that tells me what the status of a ListenerPort or Activation Spec would be on a JVM or Application. 0 could represent stopped and 1 could represent running. It c...
about 2 months ago in WebSphere traditional 1 Not under consideration

VET Change Websphere security configuration to allow non-Security Admin managers to generate heapdump/javacore/core files

Websphere 8.0 introduced new functionality that allows administrators to generate heapdumps/system dump/java cores on demand.This is very useful for administrators investigating particular problem types. The default Websphere configuration means t...
over 3 years ago in WebSphere traditional 4 Functionality already exists