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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 ...
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.
Allow for multiple Subject Alternative Name DNS entries in Certificate Signing Requests in the WAS admin console
In WebSphere 8.5.5 fix pack 18 support for specifying Subject Alternative Names DND, IP, email values was added when creating a certificate signing request (CSR) via the WebSphere Administrative Console. However, the capability currently allows o...
I have a updated version of a application that now parts of uses WebSockets. IIS supports WebSockets but not the ISAPI Plugin. I am told that Apache would support this but I dont think this is a option for me. If you bypass IIS and go directly...
Plugin re-tries on 503 error code is equal to the number of jvms in a cluster. We have huge cluster with more than 50 jvms. We want to limit the number of re-tries which plugin attempts on 503. Need a setting to define the limit on the number of r...
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 no...
Add support for com.ibm.mq.cfg.jmqi.useMQCSPauthentication in WAS 8.5.5.X
Currently the MQ RAR packaged with WAS 8.5.5.X is too old to support com.ibm.mq.cfg.jmqi.useMQCSPauthentication. This means that for anyone who is unable to move to WAS 9 any MQ connection is required to use far less secure passwords.
We have a requirement to update WAS settings from within the secure wsadmin.sh runtime.The updates require calling out to other servers in our network using REST-ful calls. The GitHub "requests" module meets most needs. But we can not use it bec...