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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...
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 ...
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...
automated cddef.bin creation via lcu.bat by passing positional paramters
I want to create cddef.bin automatically via script. Thus I want to pass all values to lcu.bat via positional paramters rather than interactively. e.g. lcu.bat %NODENAME% %IPADDRESS% 1363 %CD_UID% %CD_PWD% %CD_PWD%
In an environment with hundreds of users defined in the same userfile.cfg, it would be nice to be able to govern them through a system of groups or profiles to reduce administration time and avoid unnecessary failures.
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...
Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import
Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User entr...
Protect or encrypt or sign all Audit records to protect or capture changes
Audit functions in CD are not consistently recorded in an immutable form so that attempts to alter them are inhibited. Many configurations in UNIX CD are not audited at all because the configurations are in plain text files with no tracking. All c...
Connect:Direct Client Identification by the Connect:Direct Server
Connect:Direct, although a peer to peer MFT tool, uses a client - server model as it's underlying architecture. With a client submitting a job to the C:D server, we cannot identify the client server with the current state of affairs if the C:D ser...
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