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Automating CI/CD build/deployment pipeline starting with the development environment
We were working on a build/deployment pipeline for the IBM Sterling Order Management System (OMS) and there seemed to be too many manual steps in this process going from development to QA to PROD. We were hoping to get a more automated build/deplo...
Prevent $$UPDATE in Netmap Entries with LDNS Specified
We experienced an issue with C:D 6.1 on z/OS where we performed a $$UPDATE function on a netmap entry and the node became unable to accept inbound connections. We were advised by CD support that there is an obscure recommendation in the documentat...
Create monitoring plan for threads, connections and buffers using QW
We have a need to monitor threads, connections and thread pools with the help of Queue watcher. Currently QW provide just the snapshot but there is no reporting from the same.
We had multiple times the situation where the application is utilising...
Allow segregation of administrators to discrete lists of trading partners
Our organization has multiple business units. We need the ability to assign administrators so that they can make changes to only those accounts assigned to their business unit. Example - Trading partners A, B, and C are assigned to business unit A...
Suggest a New Non Billable mailslot
When we onboard a new Trading partner for a VAN Customer, we create a non billable MQslot for a Trading partner using SQSF8xxx or SGIODxxx mailbox, implementers have to search for a new unused mailslot in MB01 by using various combination for the ...
Enhanced messaging for various message states within job log to allow automation
Today - the only way to verify message processing is to log into Connect:Direct and check the current status. We would like it when messages go into the various states (specifically a wait state) for a message to put but out to the started task jo...
Enhance Search Abilities for InFlight Archive
It is EXTREMELY difficult to find documents in InFlight Archive because there are such limited search options. When looking for data, I most often search by envelope name or map name. Neither of those options are available. We also have many partn...
Unable to create the connect direct partner using custom protocol from B2Bi REST API
We are trying to create connect direct partner via custom protocol using B2BI rest api. We are unable to add below values which have comma(,) in middle while creating the partner in custom extensions RemoteDCB:(RECFM=FB,LRECL=160) RemoteDISP:(NEW,...
Propagate configuration via batch
This new idea is to request that Sterling Control Center Director allow configuration propagation, in this case from Connect:Direct (userfile, netmap, InitPams, Secure+), via Batch, and not just via the graphical interface.
Populate DestinationFilename in Inflight view for FINISH flows
The DestinationFilenames are populated only for the flows those have delivery rule and not for the one thats are STOPPED/FINISH in GIODE. During System Testing, it will be helpful to check the DestinationFile name where ususally flows are FINISHED...
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