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Sterling Control Center Director

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Updating string in init.parameters using API /api/v1/config/jobs/update/init-parms-text for single parameter like :osa.rest.url

The current API /api/v1/config/jobs/update/init-parms-text is useful only for entire init.param file to update but it would be good if the API can update single parameter like :osa.rest.url
about 1 month ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

IBM Connect:Direct license auditing and alerting through Control Center Director

The idea is to have a Control Center director to have a functionality to verify if usage of IBM Connect:Direct installation meets licensing requirements for specific machine. for example in case of session based licenses if number of allowed concu...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Control Center Director -- Additional Node Upgrade Selection Options

Looking for additional/more robust functionality for additional scoping options when performing CDW and CDU upgrades through CCD. Something like the import a server list .csv , or to be able to create/populate a dynamic large group or list. Select...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

Control Center Director/Monitor - Updating Key and Trust store databases

Currently in order for CCM/CCD to be "aware" of change made to the key and/or trust store databases, the event processors (application) must be down. The configCC.bat/sh must be run in order to make CCM/CCD aware of the changes. There needs to be ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Add zOS SPOE information to Control Center Director

Access to the SPOE (Single Point of Entry) zOS table via Control Center Director would allow the team to at least be able to view the existing entries and assist in possible trouble shooting of issues involved that may require an update to that ta...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

An enhancement request with Product Management to add support for AWS RDS SQL*Server and/or AWS RDS Postgres with Kerberos authentication.

We are migrating existing SQL*Server database (w/ Kerberos authentication) to AWS RDS platform. Current C::D Control Center does NOT support AWS RDS (any databases, such as Postgres). We won;t be able to configure Control Center as IT IS NOT MEET ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Perform checkouts before actual upgrade

Please consider to move or duplicate some of the checks before actual upgrade action. For example - cfgcheck can be initiated before upgrade action, this will eliminate situation where e.g. error in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg causes rollback action a...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Make package.folderWatchDelayInSecs Available in System Settings

My understanding is that the settings for package.folderWatchDelayInSecs are only available through the RESTful API. This setting along with all settings should be made available in the system settings as well.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 2 Future consideration

Prevent Netmap Node deletion if node is referenced by a Functional Authority

When an admin retires a netmap node that is no longer needed, sometimes we end up with an orphaned Functional Authority (FA) referencing a now non-existent netmap node. To prevent this from occurring, a new functionality could be created where Con...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

Customized Alerting Blackout Periods

We need the ability to set custom times for each node where if the node goes down it doesn't alert. We are looking to use Control Center to monitor multiple Connect:Directs throughout the company and a majority of the CD nodes have different maint...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration