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Enable certificate based authentication for CD Tandem

Enable certificate based authentication for CD Tandem. cert auth is only available in unix and windows version. Our orgs have a large tandem nodes that are critical to organisation.
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Under review

NFS directory restrictions requires world execute permission

Root squash enabled NFS directories cause an issue with C:D requiring world execute permission on every directory in the path when using the upload/download directory parameters. We want to be able to use upload/download restrictions without havin...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

Implement Secure UDP for Connect Direct File Agent

Our internal security standards want all traffic to be encrypted. Currently, File Agent uses standard UDP (SNMP) to send messages to Control Center. The goal is to have this traffic encrypted. We are being told that in a couple years the PCI DSS s...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

AES-256 encryption for .bin file creation

we understand that when a .bin file is created via lcu.jar it is encrypted with AES-128. We would like to see this encryption increased to AES-256 to satisfy our Security requirements.
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter

This idea was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, however, it was informed by CDz L3 that the enhancement in CDz will not be able to work on remote Distributed CD nodes. Therefore, this request is raised for similar function on distributed p...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Security enhancement in GUI: would it be possible to add GUI session timeout parameter which would lock session or log off user ?

this request came from security team/audit, they believe it would improve product security
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 4 Functionality already exists

Mask or Don't Include Passwords In Connect Direct Process Scripts that have been built in Connect Direct Web Services or Connect Direct Browser UI

Currently when a user builds a process in CDWS or CD Browser UI, the password is in plain text if a pnode/snode ID is used with password. This is a security vulnerability and should be addressed. We realize that there is no way to stop a user from...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

synchronize the versions of JRE in Connect Direct

Install agent is packaged with an older version of Java with numerous security vulnerabilities. Main java : $ ./jre/ibm-java-x86_64-80/jre/bin/java -version java version "1.8.0_261" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 8.0.6.15 - pxa6480sr6fp1...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release