Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Usability

Showing 23

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, ...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Standardize SYSOPTS syntax for multi-environments

SYSOPTS syntax is written differently depending on the environment: Windows, i5/OS, z/OS, and UNIX. Example on z/OS: SYSOPTS = "DATATYPE(BINARY) XLATE(YES) STRIP.BLANKS(NO)" Same example on UNIX: sysopts=":datatype=binary:xlate=yes:pipe=yes:" This...
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

CD Requestor for Connect Direct UNIX

There needs to be a way within a Connect Direct UNIX environment to validate a process script without having to copy it on a Windows system and using CD Requestor there. It would be great if CD Requestor or something similar was to be implemented ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

I need a C:D Parameter whichs forces C:D to open a new session for each submitted process

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Not under consideration

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.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration