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IBM Java SDK for z/OS

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JCE Provider support for IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services PKCS#11

IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services (HPCS) is a premium Key Management System with a Cloud HSM that is FIPS 140-2 Level 4 certified. HPCS is used as a backend HSM for several ISV products like Hashicorp Vault, Fujitsu Enterprise PostgreSQL, F5...
23 days ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 1 Submitted

Request for Java Hold data delivery method to align with current z/OS methodology.

Request to provide holddata that IBM z customers are accustomed to using without having to use a seperate methodology to access the required information.
4 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add support for HWIREST to JZOS

BCPii is an important z/OS specific API that currently supports several languages but NOT Java. Having this support within JZOS would make java applications relying on HWI communications (such as monitoring applications or system automation tasks)...
8 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 0 Future consideration

IBMZSecurity provider should accept "safkeyring" for Java 11 a la Java 8

According to the IBM Java 11 migration guide the IBMZSecurity provider does not support "safkeyring" as was done in Java 8 but instead uses "safkeyringjce". I find this problematic as it requires changes to configuration parameters in third-party ...
4 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 4 Under review

Support enhanced security when authenticating users with SAF Security API

The current SAF Security API does not support specifying the APPLID for the PlatformUser.authenticate method. Supporting the __passwd_applid() function will allow Program Control security rules to be utilzied. See documentation: https://www.ibm.co...
3 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Provide a java.security file to support z crypto h/w

Provide a mechanism to enable crypto hardware providers (IBMJCECCA and IBMJCEHYBRID) on z/OS without requiring additional configuration of the java.security properties file.
over 1 year ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Need support for additional digest HASH algorithms for RSA-OAEP encrypt/decrypt using keys in PKDS/ICSF

As an additon to the requested support described in RFE JSDK4Z-I-20, we also would like to see support for digest HASH algorithms: SHA224, SHA384 and SHA512. We would like to see this in both Java 8 and Semeru
5 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add support for RSASSA-PSS/RSA-PSS signing/validation using the IBMJCECCA provider.

We need support for RSASSA-PSS/RSA-PSS signing/validation using the IBMJCECCA provider. Implement RSA-PSS as specified in 'PKCS #1: RSA Cryptography Specifications Version 2.2'. Parameters (digest alg, mgf alg etc.) for signing and validation shou...
6 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Addition of Mainframe Character Set (CP1027) in JDK 11

IBM Java 6 which comes along with WebSphere 7 is having support for character set: CP1027. But In Java 8 or 11 this character set support is not there. When Java 11 is used to connect Mainframe zOS DB2, sometimes its failing with the following exc...
7 months ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 2 Future consideration

JZOS file/stream classes should implement Closeable for try with resources

JZOS file and stream classes, such as ZFile should implement Closeable to support try with resources.
almost 2 years ago in IBM Java SDK for z/OS 2 Future consideration