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Status Planned for future release
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 21, 2019

Add cipher support

Need to connect to a wide variety of Customers.


TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM  (0xC0,0x9D)
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CCM_8  (0xC0,0xA0)
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM_8  (0xC0,0xA1)
TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CCM_8  (0xC0,0xA2)
TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CCM_8  (0xC0,0xA3)

What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Need the ability to connect to the widest range of Customer technology while maintaining the TLS 1.2 protocol.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders
    May 28, 2021

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. I have reviewed it with my team and we believe that your request to expand the list of ciphers that we support would be valuable. We will accept this enhancement request and additional ciphers that are available in our toolkit as a roadmap item moving forward.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager