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IV81149: TEBS: ITM AIX SUPPORT FOR SHA256 CRYPTO FUNCTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Environment:
    This defect is specific to AIX platforms.
    
    Problem Description:
      The customer's security policy requires that the ITM TEMS /
    AIX  password encryption algorithm be changable from 'crypt' to
    'sha256' for user validation at the TEMS.
    
    Detailed Recreation Procedure:
      This can be recreated by configuring a Tivoli Monitoring
    server on AIX (where SHA256 is the default crypto function)
    attempting user validation at the TEMS. This will fail.
    
    Related Files and Output:
      The signature of this failure can be seen authentication
    failures in the RAS1 log.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The customer's security policy requires that the Tivoli
    Monitoring server / AIX  password encryption algorithm be
    changeable from 'crypt' to 'sha256' for user validation at the
    Tivoli Monitoring server.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV81149

  • Reported component name

    TEMS

  • Reported component ID

    5724C04MS

  • Reported release

    630

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-02-04

  • Closed date

    2017-01-06

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TEMS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724C04MS

Applicable component levels

  • R630 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 January 2017