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Status Delivered
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 6, 2014

Allow proxy authorisation credentials to be stored in the broker registry

Proxy Authorization requires manual adjustment of HTTP Headers, and this in turn requires storing the proxy-user & proxy-password in either UDP's or a UserDefined Configurable Service. Both of these store the password in clear text, and this is a security violation at most locations (banks).

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 58809
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Aug 11, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this suggestion has been in the status of Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration. The capability being requested here has actually been a part of the product for several releases now (IIB 10, ACE 11 and ACE 12). Documentation on the specifics can be found here:

    Status of the RFE is updated to delivered.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Oct 9, 2014

    Thanks for raising. We don't publish the details of the format used to store configuration data. I'll take the requirement as having a well-known secure format for the storing of sensitive data, rather than storing such data in a specific place. This is a desirable capability to have.