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Usability

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Ability To Test Actions

After setting up an Action, you are unable to test it without adding it to a rule, and then manually triggering the rule. This is very time consuming when you're trying to verify configuration of the action. I would like there to be a test button ...
6 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

User should be able to use variable in Send email >To field under the action.

Currently, we are only able to provide mail ids only when we create the action in Control Center Monitor. IN our project, we are using meta data and we want to use the meta data variable in Send email so that as per server, email should get to own...
10 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Control center rule mute option for specific timestamp

We want IBM control center monitor to not send alert during daily restart of SFG nodes.
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Functionality already exists

Make timestamps for events more readable

Currently, when browsing Control Center for any given server, when viewing Processes, File Transfers, Alerts, Events, or Completed File Agent Activity, the timestamps for the last 24 hours of processes are given in how much time has passed since t...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Add slc notes to be displayed as part of an SLC alert

A note section was added to Control Center slc's as part of an enhancement request. This is very useful and beneficial to the team that is responsible for monitoring Control Center alerts. However, the team is asking if the notes could be part of ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Future consideration

Keep Filters When Switching from Active Monitor to Queued Activity Monitory or any monitor

Our users often switch from the Active Monitor to Queued Activity Monitor and vice versa often. The user may have certain items filtered in the Active Monitor and then if they switch to the Queued Activity Monitor and back to the Active Monitor, t...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Add Columns to the User and Roles section.

I would like to be able to see the User Description when I am looking at the User and Roles section. In our shop, we use the User Description for enter the person's name. This can be much different when compared to their userid. Adding the User De...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Planned for future release

API for Handling Alerts

Please develop an API for handling Control Center alerts. Internal applications that use Control Center data would benefit from this.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Report duplicated entries in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg

Currently Control Center does not report duplicated entries added to netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg Connect Direct config files. This causes ambiguity. Duplicates can be reported by cfgcheck on the server but there is no possibility to discover/edit/dele...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Unhandle Alert

Sometimes mistakes happen. A user may accidentally handle an alert. It would be great if an enhancement was added where as long as the handled alert is still present in the Handled Alerts Monitor, the user could then check that handled alert and s...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration