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Support for Java 11+

Currently IBM Sterling is officially only supported on Java 1.8. There are improvements made on JDK since 1.8 especially around native webservice call. We would like IBM to certify java 11 and above for Sterling OMS.
25 days ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 0 Future consideration

Code Lists Should Be Searchable

Code Lists should be searchable. It looks like this was done for PEM code lists (https://watsonsupplychain.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/PEM-I-114) but the same functionality was not given to B2Bi. Please remedy!
about 2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

SSH key based authentication using LDAP

SSH Key based authentication with LDAP is not supported in B2BI, and also with SEAS integration. Even though SEAS has SSH Key support with LDAP, SEAS integration APIs with B2BI does not have support for sending SSH Key. During a sftp authenticati...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Standards 1 Future consideration

Putting a limit for number of files being transferred in some time

we have decided to apply a limit on few of the partners not to dump more than 1000 files in 30 minutes. Otherwise they keep on dumping tonns of files in very short time (like 20 to 30 mins) which ends up consuming all the resources by this partner...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Myfilegateway 2.0 - merge Upload and Download views

Hello IBM team, currently, the "Upload" and "Download" views are splited in two distinct parts. This type of views create confusion from an end user point of view. Our proposal is to merge the "Upload" and "Download" views in order to hav...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Internal system required certificates prevention

We received the alert for expired certificate in email. We mistakenly removed the expired document encryption cert doccrypto2. After we worked with the support and we found out this cert is required and even it is expired. Our problem is if this i...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Future consideration

Update to existing OrderSummary and OrderArchive when an Index is Updated

Order Service is looked as the one-stop service for all customer orders (both active/history and archived orders). Business usually have new requirements in terms to providing additional search criteria's for lookup of orders based on internal and...
3 months ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 0 Future consideration

Ability to convert TEXT / HTML data to PDF in GIODE flows

We would like to have Text/HTML-to-PDF convertor (PDF Generator) available to be executed as an XProcessor. In other words, any TEXT -or- HTML payload passed to this XProcessor should be converted into PDF format. This will help customers to recei...
11 months ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

SFG API service to update Known Host Key

The current infrastructure in our org has close to 50k SFTP remote profiles configured and for almost 30% of them the known host key has to be renewed every 3-6 months or so. The current API services do not allow updates to be made to a known host...
7 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

Include PREV link for pagination in the BTS Trace API

With the API as it is right now we can only page forward. If we would like to go backward we would need to store all the previous links on a stack, which makes the API not really stateless. Since you already provide the NEXT link would it be possi...
22 days ago in SCIS Transparent Supply Application 0 Future consideration