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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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Ability for Approvers to update fields as a part of Workflow Approvals

As an Inventory Controller, I would like the capability for the original (1st) Workflow Approver to be able to update data against specific fields. These fields are those that contain information that is required to be provided by the Workflow App...
about 5 hours ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Submitted

Ability to present 'Action' options to Approver(s) within Workflow Approvals

As an Inventory Controller, when creating some types of Workflow Rules, I would like the ability to add a list of 'options' for the original (1st) Workflow approver to choose from as a part of their approval, that relate to the result of the appro...
about 5 hours ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Submitted

Log Standards

Some customers has the need to read the logs using some realtime observability tools, such as Prometheus, Splunk. There is some difficulties on integrating those actual logs of Sterling B2B Integrator with the new standards. This request has the g...

File System Adapter (FSA) Timeout

Customer has BPs that writes and/or reads files to/from a NFS server. Once there was a problem of slowness in their NFS server where the NFS response was very slow. There are thousand of workflows running at that time SFG collapsed after a certain...
27 days ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 0 Submitted

Enable Online Customer Protocol Creations

In order to maintain flexibility of the platform, while reducing the impact of change live Business Processes called by existing protocols, Sterling should allow the creation of new custom protocols online, and not need a full shutdown to take eff...

API to get queueWatch informations

The queueWatch monitors several components of IBM Sterling B2B Integrator and manage definitions and configurations of the queues. This tool is recommended to cases where the customer has the need on watching queues on realtime and their informati...
27 days ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

SFG Resiliency

Customer had two issues in differente dates. Those issues were a high network latency. The first issue was some problem with the network and after few days the DNS. In both cases SFG colapsed and crashed. Some SFG transfers were lost. There is the...
6 days ago in Sterling File Gateway / Performance 0 Submitted

Cryptographic function used for TLS certificates storage should use SHA-384 or SHA-512 or POLY-1305

CA Certificates, Key Certificates and Private Keys are stored in key database file cdkeystore.kdb + STH file. In addition software stores the key database password in .keystore file and passphrase to the private key in .password file in C:\Program...
19 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Submitted

Display who the current approver is on a change request instead of only showing the final approver

When you are reviewing the workflow and seeing where change requests are awaiting review/approval, this feature will allow you to easily be able to see who the current approver is who is. This way, when reports are pulled we know where the request...
3 days ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Submitted

Support Microsoft Entra ID since we are replacing the use of LDAP

We are moving away as an organization from using LDAP and replacing it with Microsoft Entra ID. Please build in support for that as an additional method of user authentication outside of SFG and B2Bi
4 days ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted