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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Conductor
Components Future Version
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 1, 2022

Support Password Less connections for Service ID's

with Spectrum Conductor currently Service Id's authenticated as local user one time with password. This expose the security concern as password can be viewed in plain text.


Service id needs to be authenticated manually once when IBMSC is deployed.

Needed By Month
  • Guest
    Mar 1, 2022

    Local user can be authenticated with CLI (egosh) or RESTful API where password is not expose to tty terminal or communication (when SSL is enabled)

    In addition, TTL for generated credential will be made configurable in another RFE implementation (SPCC-I-287)
    Local user can also be authenticated with keytab when IBMSC is configured with Kerberos (gss) security plugin.