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CDWS - certificate-based authentication - CLIENT certificate differentiation
We use standard connection path for certificate-based authentication: CLIENT (for example curl command) -> CDWS (CD Web Services) -> CD (Connect Direct) Let's assume that: CLIENT uses client certificate with CNAME=cert1 CDWS server uses cert...
Password Vault support for CD web Services
This is to add to CD Web Services integration with Password Vault to avoid storing passwords inside the application. That should include "admin" user as well. Currently CD Web Services allows for cert-based authentication (for API) or user/passwor...
Connect:Direct with ability to connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage using API key and store files on COS
The request is mainly for providing capability in Connect:Direct for reading and writing files from IBM Cloud Object Storage and specifically by using API key while connecting to IBM COS from Connect:Direct.
Sterling Connect:Direct Application Interface for Java support to iSeries C:D version
CDJAI support all other platforms (Windows, Unix, ZOS and Tandem) except iSeries. This limitation restricts users to automate C:D configuration through CDJAI, similar to what we do in other platforms. Now we have to login to iSeries machine to do ...
Extend processcontrolcriterias CDWS web service in order to run simple transfers on-the-fly
Currently in CDWS the "processcontrolcriterias" web service allows to run Connect Direct transfers using processFile with path to *.cdp process file which must be present on the server prior to Connect Direct transfer execution. For simple transfe...
Connect:Direct API Independent From C:D Server
We are attempting to use Control Center to manage our instances of C:D and Control Center connects via the C:D API. Some of C:D instances sit in different datacenters behind a load balancer in an active/inactive state. We would like to be able to ...
Enhance C:D Rest API cdwebconsole/svc/processcontrolcriterias to allow definition of symbolic parameter values
The current approach enables to execute a static/hardcoded locally stored CDP process.
This approach is very limited as for example you cannot specify a specific file name in a copy step to be transferred when executing. Therefore please extend th...
Connect:Direct Application Interface for Java (CDAIJ) method for identifying a certificate that already exists in Secure+
Venafi Trust Protection Platform has built-in support for automating the lifecycle of certificates and keys for Connect:Direct Secure+ which it does using CDAIJ. Currently it is possible to determine that a certificate already exists in Secure+ be...
Enhancement of ndmapi_connect_c( )
There is an API in CD, it is ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname). But we need a new version of this API. It is like this: ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname, char *user_na...
delete file by C:D API not by RUN TASK&RUN JOB for windows
Now we delete file by C:D using RUN TASK or RUN JOB,we want to delete file by CD API not system command.
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