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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 4, 2013

Change FtpServer propiertes StrictHostcheking=NO or known_host_file in /dev/null using HA

For configurable service FtpServer Properties SSH: deleting requested known_hosts_file checkup or not validate the key SSH in the file known_hosts. In AIX environment using HACMP.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 33241
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Jul 30, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. It is our strong suspicion that the behaviour described has moved forward over the long time period since this suggestion was initially raised. Current capabilities of the product (

    https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/app-connect/11.0.0?topic=sftp-known-host-checking) in this functional area allow you to configure whether or not strict known host checking is turned on, and then when the integration server attempts a connection it will check the host key against the contents of the known hosts file and if the key is not there the connection will fail. You can have multiple known hosts files and specify a different one for each policy. The known hosts files that you provide for strict known host checking are not modified by the integration server. Given the current product situation we are closing this idea but if we have somehow misunderstood the requirement or you feel something further is missing then please feel free to open a new idea making clear where you feel more attention is needed.

  • 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 3, 2013

    Thanks for raising this requirement. If I understand correctly, this requirement is to allow the user to turn off checking of the known_hosts file in the scenario where the broker is running in a highly available environment. File and (S)FTP support is very important for us, and we are planning on a set of features around the file-based nodes for a follow-on release, and will look at this feature as part of this work. Once the engineering is done we will evaluate the feasibility of a back-port to earlier versions.

  • Guest
    Aug 19, 2013

    Team, what state has the evaluation of this requirement?