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IBM for SKLM.GKLM to support KMIP 1.4 compliant “hashed authentication code” (HMAC)
Currently it only supports non-hashed “message authentication code” (MAC).
We are are multi-vendors storage user, with a mix of IBM and PureSTorage arrays, we use GKLM for Encryption key managment for all IBM disk, tape and want to use with Pure ...
Protection against cyber attacks becomes more and more important. GKLM can be used to hold the key(s) for IBM Spectrum Virtualize storage systems, e.g. FlashSystems, SAN Volume Controller. When these systems are encryption enabled and a cyber crim...
admin / user role based on user membership of AD security groups / LDAP OU's
currently, we can add only AD users, not AD groups. Managing our authentication by group would be more effective. => at installation: 1 group set as admin privilege, the second group as user with read only privilege. => GKLM becomes no touch...
GKLM uses LDAP simple bind when adding new LDAP user. This is not secure as the password is in clear in the network trace. Sending password in clear should not be the default and at a minimum GKLM should allow to switch to a more secure authentica...
Installation without using LOCAL administrator (Windows)
Installation of GKLM software requires a LOCAL administrator on the Windows platform. Security Policies in places do not allow for local administrator accounts to exist. Installation cannot be automated due to this.
after recent findings with breaking fixes in the arena of KMIP requests it turned out to be a good idea to have the capability to roll back the latest installed fix pack. Clients that are not working with virtual machine backups or not preserving ...
enhance Multi Master code upgrade (FP) process to not cause 100% downtime of all key providers
Enhance Multi Master code upgrade (FP) process to not cause 100% downtime of all key providers. Currently it is required per Fixpack installation instruction to stop perform the following actions which causes 100% of the key server infrastructure ...
Need Process to migrate KMIP clients between servers
We would like to be able to move one or more KMIP clients and their respective symmetric keys from an older (e.g., v22.214.171.124) SKLM server to a current SGKLM server. We don't want to backup/restore the whole database because the target server alread...
User credentials(Username/password) visible in plain-text
As per Bank's IS policy/regulatory guidelines , sensitive information like username/password should to encrypted end to end.
However in IBM products, SKLM(IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager) and IBM Spectrum Control., these sensitive in...
There are options for replication every so often. But every time a replication occur, the clone creates 2 x 40 Mb Archive log file. Since there is no automatic backup of DB2 within SKL M, this directory will fill up very quickly, and the system wi...