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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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Please create a work queue under 9 "QR" for "Quote Review"

As the Inventory get a quote we can add it to the work queue QR, It will enabale plant to prioritise their Plant reviews for quotes.
9 days ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Not under consideration

Specify our desired default settings for Preferred Cipher and Preferred MAC Algorithm

When creating a new SSH Remote Profile, the Preferred Cipher and Preferred MAC fields are defaulting to values that are deprecated (blowfish-cbc and hmac-sha1). I was told that those deprecated settings are hardcoded in the B2Bi application. We wi...
about 1 month ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Submitted

Swagger UI for Sterling Secure Proxy APIs

Currently we see that there is no Swagger UI for Sterling Secure Proxy APIs. We need to extensively use the APIs for adding changing any configuration in SSP rather than manually doing the same and with no Swagger UI for SSP making it very difficu...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

Allow inventory supervisors the access to stop processing an SLC CR on behalf of the inventory team member that is currently processing the CR, but is out of the office.

It would be useful in the case of an inventory controller being out of the office and a site needs an SLC CR actioned ASAP. It would benefit the flow of production. All inventory supervisors would have access that would enable them to stop process...
2 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Test and certify Connect Direct to use DFS in addition to UNC paths

Connect Direct has not been tested nor certified to use DFS paths instead of UNC paths. The use of DFS paths allows Connect Direct copy configurations to automatically switch to a new device location vs the current use of UNC paths where we would ...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Future consideration

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).
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 9 Future consideration

Include a field on each material to display the highest Business Impact and Moving Code value from any other plant in the business. MAke the field visible in grid view and reports.

When managing inventory at large multi site site operations - this will allow the materials to be consilidated at a central hub. The highest moving, or highest criticality site could be the holding location for any given material, allowing the inv...
11 days ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Not under consideration

ITX 277CA Processing

Allow for detection of syntactical error in claim by STC0101, and also including an Entity code so that resultant 277CA is valid per use of the STC0102 value of 19: At each HL level in the 277, there could be rejected claim(s) due to invalid synta...
23 days ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / WTX Compliance Checking 0 Under review

ICAP scanning required for files pulled and pushed by Sterling Integrator

Files that are pushed by external vendors are scanned via ICAP protocol in Sterling Secure Proxy. But the files that are pulled by Sterling Integrator are not scanned as they do not pass through SSP. This leaves a big gap in the scanning feature o...
3 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Planned for future release

Handling Zero byte files on SCBN

For customer Electrolux - We are receiving intermittent zero byte files from Electrolux. Currently these messages are failing on SCBN with the below translation report. Client wanted to identify these files and update Inflight logger ExtraInfo det...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight / Mapping & Translation 2 Not under consideration