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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to PowerExchange
  3. DBMOVER Configuration File
  4. Netport Jobs
  5. PowerExchange Message Logs and Destination Overrides
  6. SMF Statistics Logging and Reporting
  7. PowerExchange Security
  8. Secure Sockets Layer Support
  9. PowerExchange Alternative Network Security
  10. PowerExchange Nonrelational SQL
  11. PowerExchange Globalization
  12. Using the PowerExchange ODBC Drivers
  13. PowerExchange Datatypes and Conversion Matrix
  14. Appendix A: DTL__CAPXTIMESTAMP Time Stamps
  15. Appendix B: PowerExchange Glossary

PWXUSSL utility

PWXUSSL utility

A PowerExchange utility that you use to generate reports about SSL libraries and certificates on Linux, UNIX, and Windows.
With the PWXUSSL utility, you can complete the following tasks:
  • Convert a PKCS12DER format certificate file to the PEM format for use on a Linux, Unix, or Windows machine.
  • Verify that the a specified PowerExchange user has the authority to view security certificates for the PowerExchange Listener on Linux, Unix, and Windows, that the certificates are current and valid, and that TCP/IP packets can be sent to the PowerExchange Listener.
  • Run a certificate report to view information from a certificate chain file. The report can include multiple certificates in a PEM chain file,
  • Run a cipher report to view the cipher suites that are available in the OpenSSL cryptographic library. The report includes the hexidecimal codes that you can use to correlate OpenSSL cipher suites to the AT-TLS cipher suites on z/OS.
  • Run a return-code or error-code report to view codes from OpenSSL processing and trouble shoot secure connections.
  • Run a configuration report to view the PowerExchange Listener and client SSL configuration and troubleshoot any issues associated with the PowerExchange DBMOVER configuration files.
  • Run a version report to view the version of OpenSSL that was used to build the cryptographic library. On Linux and UNIX, the cryptographic library file is named
    libpmcrypto
    . On Windows, the file is named
    PMLIBEAY32.DLL
    . The report includes the date of the build and compiler settings.
Also called the PowerExchange SSL Reporting Utility.