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Status Not under consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 10, 2012

Support access to Hardware Support Modules within WebSphere Message Broker

Provide a feature within WMB so that when it needs to access certificates it can access them held on a Hardware Security Module (HSM).

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 24360
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Feb 2, 2022

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this suggestion has been held in the status of Future Consideration. Unfortunately what with only 3 votes since it was created in 2012, on this occasion we do not intend to take this request further foward any time soon as other requests are of a higher business priority for us, especially with the recent investments we have made in our own software encryption vault feature for password storage.

  • 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
    Dec 4, 2012

    Thanks for raising this requirement. We would very much like to add flexibility into how the broker's security information (including its keystore) is persisted, and having an HSM to facilitate this is reasonable. We will investigate this for a follow-on release or fix-pack. And if you have any specific HSMs in mind, please do let us know. Thanks!