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My ideas: Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Provide Usermod or disable DGAXTABL by default

After installing PTFs UI91208, UI90597 we began having failures with transmissions which we later identified as DGAXTABL being introduced. PTF UI91208 had no hold information about updating DGAXTABL exit requirement whatsoever, and UI90597 had an ...
9 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Delivered

Issue messages to the CDPLEX Manager job log when CDPLEX Servers enter and leave the XCF Group

there were no message observed in the CDPLEX Manager job log when a CDPLEX Server enters or leaves the XCF group, we feel it is extremely important to Broadridge and others that messages about the CDPLEX Servers when entering and leaving the CDPle...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered

In CDPLEX environment, CD manager needs to issue a message to indicate server is down after receiving XCF signal

In case TS009569597, we have found CD manager hangs at shutdown due to shutdown has been initiated for CD manager but XCF signal for CD server down has not been received by CD manager.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Delivered

Propagate source DCB information to SNODE when using DATACLAS= keyword

The beauty of zOS-to-zOS COPYs is the inherent ability to automatically transfer the source DCB information to the SNODE side for proper dataset allocations. If the source DCB changes, the process does not need to be altered. This generic process ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Delivered

Allow greater flexibility when amending Secure+ parms

Having a process which is reliant on a person logging onto an ISPF panel to update something like a TLS setting is no longer tenable in a modern IT environment. Automation and self service are the order of the day and the way Secure+ updates are b...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Delivered

Enhance C:D to provide better support for zEDC datasets

We are implementing zEDC across our production environment and are trying to avoid mass updates to all of our C:D processes. We would like to be able to transmit a zEDC dataset without having to update hundreds of existing processes. Here is...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Delivered

Enhance STATs Log TP Record to Report Send and Receive Time Count

Hi Johnny, This is the enhancement request per email discussion to enhance TP Records to Report Send and Receive Time Count in the time interval. Thanks, Edmond
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Delivered

Extensions to Compress with Connect:Direct

Our clients who are transferring from Connect:Direct are using windows.However, because of the smaller lrecl of the file being transferred, it will not be compressed for the following third specification: 1) CD z/OS to CD z/OS transfer will be in ...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered

Be able to pass mixed case variables from NDM process to IRXJCL

We do a lot of work with File Agent where all the files are in OMVS zFS filesystems. We have the need to use a RUN TASK to call IRXJCL and pass the file directory & name especially when the combined name is longer than 72 characters and can't ...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Delivered

Allow longer string compares in Modal Logic in C:D Z/OS processes

See PMR 23729,060,618 In Connect Direct z/OS Processes a recent NF Apar allowed to check Variables IF (&TEST EQ C'NO') THEN .. But this is limited to 8 char according to our findings in PMR "The description should have noted that when usin...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered