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Support for Linux 5.x kernels

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) >= 1.18.0 provisions the worker nodes with a Ubuntu running 5.x kernels (e.g. 5.4.0-1034-azure) and the deployment of sfg:6.1.0.0 and sfg:6.1.0.1 containers fail because Linux 5.* is not included in *.Linux.VERSIO...

Microsoft Exchange disabling basic Authentication based connections to Exchange online

Microsoft have announced that they will be disabling basic Authentication based connections to Exchange online. Basic Authentication means that the client application passes the username and password with every request. Although simple to setup an...

Support for Oracle 12 and onwards Containerized Databases (CDB) / Pluggable Databases (PDB)

As per today containerized databases or pluggable databasea are not supported when using an Oracle 12.2. database. (see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/does-sterling-b2b-integrator-support-oracle-19c-and-container-cdbpdb-architecture-model). How...

Please support Oracle Enterprise Linux in B2B Integrator

Please support Oracle Enterprise Linux in B2B Integrator. The kernel is identical to that of RHEL and it just requires thorough testing of the product by installing it on OEL (Oracle Enterprise Linux). OEL is becoming more and more popular and als...

RHEL8/RH8 Support for Sterling B2B Integrator

End of Support With the "End of Support" notification for SI 5.2.6 recently announced, preparation to upgrade to SI 6.0.0 is essential. SI 6.0.0.1 currently supports RHEL7 (which reaches "End of Support" in Aug 2021. Rather than installi...

Support for MS SQL 2017

Support for MS SQL 2017

Support for MS Windows Server 2019

Please add Microsoft Windows Server 2019 to the list of supported OSes forB2B Integrator 6.x versions

Sterling B2B Integrator full support for SQL Server 2016 'Always On' features

The database that supports B2B Integrator needs to be highly available - and the facility which supports high availability in SQL Server 2016 is the "Always-On-Availability-Group" feature. B2BI needs to support this to provide a highly available p...

Support for Oracle 12c R2

Please add support for Oracle 12c R2 in B2B Integrator.

EBICS Order Types, Custom Order Types

We find the need to have the following 'order types' available in EBICS for B2B Integrator.​ GVO/Order type Description Direction Origin Comment/ Remark CCU Urgent Credit Transfers XML (URGP) G EBICS SCT urgent Pain.001 messages - Service Level UR...