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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 28, 2020

Netcool MessageBus password encryption

Within the MessageBus gateway (and probably probe) configs at $OMNIHOME/java/conf require passwords to be included like in KafkaClient.properties but does not allow those passwords to be encrypted, only the gateway.props can be. We need to be able to ensure all passwords can be stored encrypted. Please fix this for the message bus gateway and if necessary the probe as well.

Your documentation requires update as well as it says "The transport module inherits the configuration of ConfigCrytoAlg and ConfigKeyFile from the gateway properties." but this has proven and been verified by IBM L3 to not be the case (see support case TS003611137).

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSSHTQ/omnibus/gateways/xmlintegration/wip/reference/xmlgw_encrypting_transportmodule.html

Idea priority High
RFE ID 142011
RFE URL
RFE Product Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Gateways
  • Guest
    Apr 30, 2020

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Gateways
    Component - Product functionality
    Source - Other

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Cloud
    Product family - Operations Management
    Product - Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
    Component - Common Integration
    Source -