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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 ...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Group system in userfile.cfg (UNIX)

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.
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under 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...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Modify statarch.sh to Delete compressed stats files after "x" amount of days

Can code be added to the statarch.sh script so that after "x" amount of days the compressed stats files are purged/deleted?
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

developement

to add High Water Mark for max API session to be reported into the statistics
11 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 4 Not under consideration

Adding in additional triggers for alt.comm.outbound

The idea behind this is to allow alt.comm.outbound to be triggered for other situations. Such as TCP timeouts after a session had been initiated.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Purging of SolidDB transaction logs

SOLIDDB transactional logs are not getting purged automcatically after the checkpoint interval. We beleive this shoudl be part of the product. This request is to ehnace the product which will take care of purging the Solid DB transaction logs. Reg...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct netmap may contain only 3 addresses on HP Nonstop

Hello, Today on unix, mainframe or windows the number of alternate ip addresses that we may enter in a netmap definition is unlimited. On HP Nonstop (not HP-UX), we are limited to 3 hostnames or ip addresses (the documentation says: IPADDR=ip.addr...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Group Functional Authorities in Connect Direct UNIX

In Connect Direct Windows, a local or domain group functional authority can be created. However, a similar functionality is not available in CD UNIX.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration