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Check the Write permission on Destination folder without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target folder on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Echo" test...
28 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Submitted

Increase the size of Default_config.json in CDFA 6.3

have observed in the wild (namely, banking sector customer support scenario), that when the default_config.json is larger than 1MB, integrated FA fails to either import the new configuration, save new config or reopen the configuration for editing...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Planned for future release

CD Unix- CODEPAGE with "iconv -c" or substitution char

When CODEPAGE parameter is used for a transfer, iconv api is used internally by CD to codepage traduction in CDUnix-Linux and CDzOS (CDWindows doesn't use iconv, it's using Microsfot's API mlang.dll). When in the content of the source file there i...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Under review

Wildcard Copy to and from Cloud Object Stores

With many customers now moving to the cloud, sending receiving multiple files at a time from the object store is a mandatory requirement for many of our customers and without this support, they are preferring using S3 copy / data sync.
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

CDWS - login for protocol wording

The label for selecting the connection information currently listed as 'Protocol' should be changed to something more descriptive such as “Cipher Protocol” and instead of defaulting to “TCPIP” it should say “NONE”. Having “TCPIP” in there is just ...
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Future consideration

Setting date parameter in the filename

My company send hundreds of reports to our customers on a daily basis. When trying to schedule this within ConnectDirect we found we were unable to set the filename mask to use a date other then today. All of our reports are dated yesterday, as th...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 4 Not under consideration

CDWS: certificate-based authentication to C:D nodes

currently in CDWS Web-GUI user-logon screen it's only possible to login to a C:D node by providing USER-ID + PWD. e.g. https://cdws:9443/cdws-ui/login certificate-based authentication is only available for REST clients according to the documentati...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

CDWS - Connect Direct Web Services - missing milliseconds value in selectstatistics

In CDWS - Connect Direct Web Services - missing milliseconds value in selectstatistics CDWS endpoint: /cdwebconsole/svc/selectstatistics Example: CD Unix sel stat command there is a millisecond value: EVENT RECORD Record Id => SSTR Process Nam...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Future consideration

Stand Alone File Agent - Do Path Match

Reference TS011100108. It is my understanding that enhancements have been done with Integrated File Agent, but the same enhancements have not been made to stand alone File Agent. One such enhancement, is to do path matching. With stand alone File ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

To avoid partial files in distributed systems

If the transfer destination is Windows or Linux, ConnectDirect doesn’t work with temporary files. So, CD starts to write the filename with definitive filename. So, if the transfer fails in the COPY step due to insufficient space or network issue, ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 4 Not under consideration