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Native Variables in Connect:Direct Unix
We currently use some of the native Connect variables in: Windows for Windows, Windows for Mainframe, and Windows for UNIX. However, we need to use these same variables from a UNIX server and we are having problems. Examples:% SUBDATE1 and% SUBTIM...
Giving signal to indicate file transfer completed
If a file is trasffered from A to B, normally our customers need a way to confirm whether file transfer is completed. In China, customers will adopt 2 ways, one is creating another signal file, for example, if the transfer a file named a.txt, they...
Transfer folder between C:D nodes
Hope C:D can support transfer the whole folder to anther folder, which include many potential functions such as trasfer folder, whether includes subfolder, filter files via file name rule and create folders in the opposite C:D node. Our local file...
Intrinsic Symbolic Variables for other Connect Direct Platforms
Currently, Intrinsic Symbolic Variables is only available to CD z/OS and CD Windows. This should be made available to other CD platforms as well.
Secure Connectivity to HP Nonstop C:D Nodes
Currently Control Center doesn't have the capability to logon to HP Nonstop C:D nodes using a secure logon.
Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS
Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
Request Spooler Option print process to include milliseconds in time
Since we've upgraded to the HP Nonstop NS2400 from the S-series, printjobs are hitting the spooler so fast that using the Spooler Optioncreates duplicate filenames at the target server. This causes many jobstransfers to fail due to duplicate names...
Enchance Connect:Direct for OS390 to support PDS to PDSE object-type dataset transfer
Connect:Direct cannot perform PDS to PDSE object-type dataset COPY.
Audit Log for File Agent
Please add an audit log to Connect Direct File Agent. Preferably, this audit log would track all changes made to a File Agent configuration. This would include all items on the File Agent tab to include watched directories, etc. It would also incl...
Document all special characters that are not allowed in a Connect:Direct related password (functional auth, soliddb password)
There are some special characters that will not be accepted in Connect:Direct and IBM has not officially identified these for customers. We need this information.
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