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C:D Installation in Google Cloud and ability to write directly to Google Storage
This enhancement is for the ability to write files directly to Google Cloud Storage using Connect Direct from any other connect direct platform. Also, guidance on C:D installation in Google Cloud in general
Add TEXT/BINARY mode marker to Connect Direct log file
Current version of Connect Direct does not log the information if transmission was made in TEXT or BINARY mode. This enhancement is to add clear information about used mode (TEXT/BINARY) to the log in CTRC record
Error Suppression for Similar Errors
ICC treats each event independently, but when one issue causes many failures (e.g. remote Trading Partner server down), users are alerted for each failed transfer. There should be logic to suppress similar errors within a specific time window.
REST API Server Adapter
Allow Trading Partners to exchange file using REST APIs. If we can have REST adapter similar to SFTP adapter, Partners can use REST APIs to post/get/list etc files to their mailbox. Current REST APIs in B2Bi for administration, management and onbo...
Adding new indexes to database for enhancing performance.
The current DB settings seems to be insufficient for production environment. The performance dramatically enhanced after adding them during DB analysis made by our DBA team. I have raised TS001613070, and IBM Support agreed to add these indexes bu...
Requesting Automated method of running configCC for a "silent" configuration following silent install for multiple machines
When installing SCC/IBM Control Center 126.96.36.199 on RHEL, I noticed that while there is a "silent" installation option that will allow for more automation, there is no corresponding option for configuration. Running the exportConfig script gets you ...
Adapter/Service for interfacing with Apache Kafka
Clients are looking at Kafka for event management and asking if we will support this type of interface in SB2Bi
ICC Support of SMTP with SSL/TLS encryption
Most modern SMTP Service require SMTP/s to leverage their services. IBM B2Bi supports this but ICC does not. This makes it hard to find an SMTP service that meets or clients email needs.
InFlight - Add Protocol Process ID as an addable column on search page
Adding Protocol Process ID as a visible, searchable field in the results page would allow isolation of traffic by connection for easier troubleshooting. This would be beneficial for both clients and support, and seems like it should be easy to imp...
Validate API for Managed SSL Cert and Managed SSH Key
The out-of-box PEM Portal activities have options for Partners to upload SSL or SSH Keys. In case of a user error, a partner may upload an incorrect file. In such a scenario, the API to store SSL Cert or SSH Key to PR fails and there is no way to ...
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