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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

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Connect:Direct RESTAPI at the CD nodes (including Z) support

We would like be able to use RESTAPI services to access Connect:Direct at the z/OS node level (not via CDWS) in order to handle job abends with NDM status
18 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Under review

Check the Write permission on Destination Mainframe Dataset without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target zOS Dataset on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Ec...
20 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Under review

Target node alternate communication paths not retried when connected via Sterling Secure Proxy.

There appears to be a design flow within CD/Z when communicating via SSP and target CD node not being reachable via primary path, CD/Z initial SSL handshake times out and connection to target CD node not retried by CD/Z via ALT.COMM path(s).
27 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 6 Under review

The ability to monitor the time frame when no activity has happened.

There are times when Sterling File Gateway gets stuck and stops processing files but no alerts are generated etc. I would like to be able to monitor for no activity and when no activity has been detected in X time to be able to raise and alert/snm...

Add SLC Notes to Alert Details

The SLC notes field is very helpful to our team. Our team is requesting that the contents of the notes get populated to the alert details.
about 1 month ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 5 Under review

Location Inventory transition rules for Store Inventory Management

Store Setup:: Next gen store with store that is SIM enabled and the store is configured with multiple locations. We need the ability to define location inventory status transition rules. What that means is for a specific location or zone we need a...
about 2 months ago in Store Engagement / Usability 0 Under review

ITX Map Trace on B2Bi ProcessData

Currently ITX maps allow storing the Map Trace during the translation in physical location only. Similar to B2Bi Sterling Map status reports, we will require the trace available on ProcessData for error reporting purpose. This can be only the high...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / B2Bi Mapping & Translation 0 Under review

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 ...
2 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Under review

CD Unix- CODEPAGE with "iconv -c" or substitution char

When CODEPAGE parameter is used for a transfer, iconv api is used internally by CD to codepage traduction in CDUnix-Linux and CDzOS (CDWindows doesn't use iconv, it's using Microsfot's API mlang.dll). When in the content of the source file there i...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Under review

MapTrace should be written to memory

Currently, there is no equivalent to the SI Map Translation Report when ITX maps are handled. The MapTrace provides similar information in that it can be used to determine the cause for failure, however it is currently only possible to generated t...
3 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender 5 Under review