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Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager

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Set Db2 Permission back to default values and not 777

During Installation/upgrades of GSKLM the Db2 Installation directory and all subdirs/binaries are set 777. For a security related Software this is not state of the art. What's wrong in using the default Db2 delivered permissions?
4 days ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 1 Under review

List more than 2000 keys in a key group

There are some SGKLM implementations where more than 2000 keys have been created in a single key group. The current Group List REST service supports pagination, but only across groups. That is, it will list more than 2000 records, but will not lis...
3 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Under review

Add more example to the manual for changing properties

The manual says you should use the REST API to change the "properties" in the system. Update the pages for each properties to include working example for each one using the REST API.
3 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Future consideration

Configurable data source connection ids

Allow the data source (db2 connection) userid to be able to be changed after the install. At present the schema for the tables etc is generated using the userid that is nominated on install. A better approach would be to have the tables schema fix...
3 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Future consideration

Be able to define a sklm data location

Be able to change the location for SKLM_data. The manual suggest browser.root.id in the properties does this, but this does not seem to work on Windows. It would be better on Windows to be able to configure (in the GUI) the location of the data di...
3 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 1 Future consideration

Support db2 userid greater than 8 char on windows

Db2 11+ allows db2 accounts names up to 30 characters. To fit modern service account naming standards in organisations needs more than 8 characters. The GKLM installer on windows will currently not progress with a db2 admin id name of more than 8 ...
3 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Future consideration

Improve documentation and options for installing GKLM with an existing db2

For the manuals team to update the documentation on the steps and restrictions to re-use a db2 install. At present the manual says it can be done but not how to do it. Correct the statement for 4.1.1.4 that Db2 standard edition is installed, GKLM...
4 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Planned for future release

support Rollback of installed fix pack

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 ...
5 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 1 Future consideration

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 ...
5 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Future consideration

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., v4.0.0.3) SKLM server to a current SGKLM server. We don't want to backup/restore the whole database because the target server alread...
6 months ago in Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager 0 Future consideration