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Control Center does not support the Secure connection with the SMTP server

I installed control center and I can't send email to my user reset the password. My relay only uses TLS protocol.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Add an indicator on the Web Console for Connect Direct that would show as to whether it has Secure + or not

Adding a Secure + indicator to the Web console would be beneficial in that it would provide a more complete picture.
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security / Usability 0 Future consideration

Receive Certificate Expiration Warnings for Connect Direct Web Services on Control Center

Since Connect Direct Web Services is a component of Connect Direct and uses certificates for securing connections to the Connect Direct, there needs to be a way to receive warnings when a certificate is due to expire from Control Center.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Allow ICC to authenticate users via group membership (eg. using SEAS)

Typical enterprises do not define individual user accounts and groups to every application, as is currently required for ICC.Instead, user accounts and groups within an LDAP directory (such as Active Directory) are used and the applications recogn...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Future consideration

Inactivity user account control

Admin/User accounts within IBM Control Center cant be disabled/removed after a specified period of inactivity in compliance with the security procedure Risks: Application parameter settings that do not automatically disable and/or remove use...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

More than one external authentication setup within Control Center

Within SEAS you can specify multiple authentication definitions that can contain different attribute query definitions however within control center you can only setup one external authentication server.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Non SuperUser Node Discovery Permission

Currently the only role within Control Center that can run a Node Discovery is the superuser role. We need this to be a permisson that can be set to other roles.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Future consideration

Certificate CRL check for Sterling Control Center

According to the RFC at https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5280#section-6.3, certificate CRL validation needs to be provided by Sterling Control Center that uses x.509 certificates for TLS/SSL connections. We propose a local caching mechanism to be im...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Control Center authentication and control

For shops that are not using IBM Sterling External Authentication Server to authenticate to Control Center and are using the Control Center authentication, there is currently no way to set an expiration period for a user's password or forcing the ...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

PMR 52649,7TD,000 - Unable to see Users and Roles under Access Admin Profile

SCC Admin group must be able to Manage Users and Roles but not have access to ANY other application configurations. Support advised that currently SCC only supports superuser role that has access to EVERYTHING or members can belong to a group that...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration / Security 0 Future consideration