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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 6, 2020

Message Bus Probe basic auth user expanded

The basic authentication user account only allows for a single username and password. This might work well in a very small company, but gets more challenging in a larger organization. What would make this more useful is to allow the basic auth username to hook into LDAP/Active Directory to then allow for multiple, authenticated accounts to be able to post JSON messages into this probe. That way you would have to be tied to a single account, but could have multiple ones all posting into the probe, but this still allows you to limit who can post their events into Netcool.

Idea priority Low
RFE ID 140820
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probes
  • Guest
    Mar 9, 2020

    Hi, for multiuser authentication, may recommendation would be to implement a more simpler approach similar to .htaccess. Would have the advantage to be independent and not relying on LDAP. What you think ?