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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 17, 2020

conman to authenticate users through WAS/WLP and retrieve LDAP group to user information and authorize using group in assigni

DWC and composer are able to authenticate LDAP users and authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles accordingly, but conman doesn't authenticate using LDAP hence can't authorize using LDAP groups and assign security roles. Separate ACLs (stanza in security file) have to be specified with user IDs in order for CLI users to be authorized and respective roles assigned. This defeats the purpose of having LDAP groups and requires the security roles to be maintained in multiple places. A work around is to use OS level groups, but it still requires two entries, one for DWC/composer using the LDAP group and the other for CLI users using the OS group.

DWC and composer authenticate using the integration with LDAP configured in WAS/WLP, but conman doesn't. This RFE is for conman to adopt the same authentication and authorization mechanism as DWC/composer.

Please refer to Case No. TS004486686 for more details.

Idea Priority Urgent
Use Case
DWC and Composer can use the following stanza in the security file: USER INFORMATICANONPRODofALLOBJECTSg CPU=@+GROUP="App-TWS-DI" BEGIN ... ... conman requires an additional entry with user IDs of all members of the same group: USER INFORMATICANONPRODofALLOBJECTSg CPU=@+LOGON=userA, userB, userC BEGIN ... ...
RFE ID 146810
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS)