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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 28, 2020

Restrict ProLE access to host-only

ProLE process listens on port 57321/tcp (configurable, may differ) on all IPs and network adapters for connections. One of our customers stumbled upon this during a security scan and considers it to be a security risk. Since in my understanding ProLE only is accessed by a TDP on the local system, network access should be restricted to local system only or at least this behaviour should be configurable.

"/opt/tivoli/tsm/tdp_hana/prole -p tdphana -l"
"/opt/tivoli/tsm/tdp_hana/prole -p"

I did not check on which IP TDP connects to ProLE, depending on this code changes in the TDP may or may not be necessary.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 29, 2020

    This request is a candidate for a future generally available (GA) release. IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. IBM will update this request to reflect any changes.