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C:D support for Multi Factor Authentication
Incorporate into the C:D security processing to allow for users signing on with multi factor authentication credentials.
Make ECHDE ciphers available for Selection in Connect Direct for IBM i
Current only RSA ciphers are available on Connect Direct for IBM in version 3.8. RSA ciphers are not considered deprecated due to ROBOT vulnerability.
CDW services should be running as non-system and non-admin user account
Our security assessment team found an issue with 'System' running CDW services by default. Although IBM allows a service account to run CDW services, it requires this account to be a member of local admin group. Either method causes security c...
Update SNMP support to v3
Security benefits, as per security issues detailed here: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-156A
Restore the Cipher.txt functionality
In Connect:Direct v4.1 for Unix and v4.6 for Windows, we use the Cipher.txt file to limit the selection of cipher suites to strong ones so the spcli.sh "Display CipherSuites" command only shows what's allowed in the Cipher.txt file. This good secu...
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our ...
Need to read/write files to 3rd part encryption format/schema via an I/O exit able to utilize sub processes for the decrypt/encrypt step.
We would be able to read/write to encrypted devices having proprietary formats.
CD for system i does not have possibility IFS directories and libraries restriction as on other platforms
In CD for unix is possible to define restriction for download and source directories in user map configuration on local functional user. I do not see this possiblity on CD for system i, Please could you add this functionality also for transfer fro...
Make the version info in the banner of the CLI commands (direct, ndmcli, ...) & GUIs consult a file in the install tree
We have received several security findings because CD gives version details that will allow hackers info on how to hack the software.
Connect:Direct for HP Non-Stop v18.104.22.168 bug fix needed to display protocol in full in NDM log
Currently in NDM log for C:D HP Non-Stop v22.214.171.124, the protocol is not displayed in full. In v126.96.36.199 there was only SSL vs TLS, but in v188.8.131.52, it is TLS1.0 and TLS1.2, thus truncation happened. Since operation/application support teams do not u...
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