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Block users from attempting authentication at the Secure Proxy level
We have a Secure Proxy engine that is exposed to the internet. As such we are subjected to a large number of "probing" login attempts from usernames such as "root", "admin", etc.All of our login attempts are passed to a Sterling External Authenti...
Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting capabilities not available
Monitoring: The only way to investigate the status/traffic of a specific connection is accessing the Event and Audit log files located in the SSP server. This has a deep impact on the usability of the product making the operation activities of Sup...
Generate Notifications From IBM Secure Proxy on Expiring Certificates
When using Connect: Direct and Secure Proxy, all the Partner specific certificates currently get checked into IBM Secure Proxy Trust Store, if there are Partner certificates up for expiry there is no functionality available in SSP to notify on th...
Steling Secure Proxy new feature request for password reset/forgot password.
System : SSPActor: User needing to change a forgot password.SSP currently does not support forgot password or password reset self service functionality. Need to add this feature on SSPDescription: During the initial on boarding of a partner id w...
SSP to support 9000+ IPs/range nodes in Inbound Netmaps for all protocols
Currently, we have 9000+ IPs/CIDR ranges to allow the traffic from. We have added 9000+ entries in Netmap nodes but when we try to edit/save/add more nodes manually the SSP CM GUI is hanging/breaks/not responding properly/going to inoperable state...
Suppress load balancer health check pings for Configuration Manager Dashboard
We have Active- Passive Configuration Manager in our implementations. Administrators connect to Configuration Manager via Load Balancer URL. This would allow the administrators not to worry which configuration manager server they connect to.
Allow CD netmap in SSP multiple hosts/IP addresses under the same s-node name
Allow multiple hosts/IP addresses per CD node on SSP netmap. Currently in SSP v343 product, CD node and its address are 1:1 mapping. We currently have 4 CD server adapters on backend SBI 2 node cluster. These SBI CDSA all share the same CD node na...
Need an ability to Stop and Start the SSP Adapters and Engines vis SSPRestAPI.SH and SSPRestAPI.properties
We are building a solution that will allow us to centrally manage all of our estate which includes IBM Sterling Secure Proxy. Currently we can see in the HTTPS webcalls we can see the methods to Start and Stop the adapters it will be good if we ca...
Utility option to a view only mode for SSP configuration
Currently the only way to view a configuration (Adapter, netmap,policy, etc ) is to open it for editing. This causes unnecessary riskto accidentally make changes of production configurations.
Key Expiry Notification and Secure+ Enabled
Sterling Secure Proxy Administration of Certificate Expiry and Secure+ Enabled View
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