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Administration & Configuration

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Use alias/CNAME for the DNS/IP address in a CD net amp

We have some Connect Direct UNIX for Linux nodes running on AWS ec2 instances. These CD nodes run behind a load balancer. When a new deployment is ran, it is possible for the DNS and IPs of the load balancer may change. Our AWS egineer implemented...

Integrated File Agent - High Availability Option

The Standalone option of File Agent currently offers high availability however, the new Integrated File Agent does not. This would prevent us from fully migrating across to Integrated File Agent across our existing clustered Nodes that utilise thi...

Sterling Connect:Direct Windows supporting S3 file transfer

Currently, Sterling CD Unix supports file transfers to S3 bucket and however, Sterling CD Windows does not support file transfers to S3 bucket. As CDW doesn't support S3 bucket file transfers, this is causing the teams to proceed with alternative ...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

High availability for Connect Direct Manager running in a sysplex.

Hi,We are looking for a high availability solution for Connect Direct Manager. We currently have one CD manager running in a sysplex and are at risk of this task going down and not restarting as there is no fallback for this component. We would li...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Add dedicated Safe Name and Object Name fields to Password Exit tab in Functional Authorities in Connect Direct for Windows

Currently Password Exit tab in Functional Authorities in Connect Direct for Windows allows to configure Application ID and Policy ID only. This idea is to add other fields - Safe Name, Object Name and Secure+ Label name into these settings in orde...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Updating Password automatically in the FileAgent

Hello, We are using CD version : IBM_CD_V4.3_UNIX_Linux_Red_Hat. We need to install CD and FileAgent for our multiple internal BU servers. As you know - we need to use username and password for FileAgent. Please note that we are using common...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct

The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

To permit use wildcards in netmap

To permit use wildcards in netmap will be very useful in installations with hundreds of servers with similar naming. Installations are moving to cloud infraestructure and the number of virtual servers are growing up. So you can work today with 20 ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Be able to call/use password exit routine with locally installed Aim Client.

Currently the Windows Exit routine on v6.2.0.4 uses Rest API to connect to cyberark. We would like to see the exit routine being able to call a locally installed claim client to retrieve the password.
9 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Update a watched directory location for Integrated File Agent

For stand alone File Agent, a user can update/correct a watched directory location. This seems like a basic function and yet it doesn't exist for Integrated File Agent. If a watched directory location has to be updated for Integrated File Agent, i...
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration