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Remove case sensitivity in trading partner accounts logins

SFG/B2BI requires case sensitivity when our trading partners log into the system (abcd is not equal to ABCD). This is causing issues for our trading partners as we migrate from our legacy MFT that did not have this restriction.
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Allow b2bi trading partners to change file ownership and permissions

Many of our customers have legal and regulatory requirements to set the permissions and ownership of files after they are sent to our MFT. This is currently not supported on Sterling File Gateway. This is causing issues for our customers. The abil...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Traffic Throttle Mechanism per User/Customer in SFG

There was an instance when a customer uploaded huge number of files every second due to an issue on the customer side which broke the system on our side. We have a traffic throttle mechanism requirement where we can throttle the traffic in SFG pe...
11 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Support myfilegateway rebranding to work at Certified Containers on OpenShift

There are some documentation on how to rebrand and or customizing FileGateway and MyFilegateway, however they will not work at all on Certified Containers on OpenShift.
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Microsoft Deprecating IMAP and Basic Auth - Oct/2022

Microsoft is deprecating the IMAP and Basic Auth authentication for mailboxes from Oct/2022 - please see the link below. As of now the only options to connect to Office 365 mailboxes is using IMAP and Basic Auth - but that will not be available es...
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Using EC2 Profile to access AWS S3 buckets

SI 6.0.2 has an S3 client but mandates the use of access and secret keys to connect to AWS S3 buckets. It does not allow the use of Assume IAM role or EC2 profiles to access S3 . Assume IAM role/EC2 Profiles eliminate the need to store and maintai...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 2 Planned for future release

sftp client list service should have configurable parameter to list the number of files.

In certain customer sites, The file count that need to be picked up using sftp client services range from 1 to 100,000 from partner's sftp server. When we use the sftp client list service to list the files (when the file count is at max range) the...
10 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Allow passwords longer than 28 characters for LDAP users

The password field on the SBI dashboard login page is restricted to a maximum of 28 characters. However external users who are using LDAP for authentication can have passwords longer than this value, which makes it impossible for these users to lo...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Show more detail, on progress bar, when using IIM to upgrade B2Bi

Upgrading B2Bi v6.0 to v6.1 took almost two hours. For the majority of that time, IIM's progress bar sat at (about) 60%. It would be helpful to see what it's doing or even update the progress bar more frequently.
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Not under consideration

On the Code (List) Info form, put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data fields much wider

Please put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data entry field as wide, or wider, than the size of the Description data entry field.
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration