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My ideas: Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Passphrase Support for 100 Characters

RACF currently supports 100 characters for passphrases. Having all z/OS software/products also support that limit aligns them with the RACF limitations. This allows users even greater options at creating longer passphrases thus a more secure one.
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Implement config or variable to enforce DGADBATC to use specific tcp stack in batch

We're using batch utility DGADBATC in a multiple tcpip stack(cinet) environment and would like to have a parm variable or other config option to specify the utility to utilize specific tcpip stack. The standard options like : //CEEOPTS DD * ENVAR(...
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Not under consideration

Make Connect Direct for z/OS the only handler of encryption and decryption. We dont want to grant users access to the Cryptografic Services Facility

We have noticed that Connect Direct for z/OS requests users submiting a job to have READ access to the CSFSERV when using any of the GCM ciphers.We want to use the highest available cipher without compromising the security by granting unrequired r...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Show number of records for Block-Mode-Transfers

This Enhancement Request is created following Case TS011846040 (Wrong Statistic Records in File Transfer between C:D for z/OS and C:D for UNIX) The problem is that the number of records is shown as 0 on the sending side in the Statistics for a ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Add capability to Connect:Direct to work around undesirable DVIPA behavior

We'd like to request a new initialization parm for Connect:DIrect (CD) to disable outbound TCP connection establishment until after the DTF opens its TCP listener ports. Our DTFs both send traffic and listen for traffic. We have had situations whe...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

SIGNON command could provide a parameter for the message file and process library

It is useful for the SIGNON command to provide additional CDz software file specification parameters like the NETMAP parameter. This allows a user to use the same JCL procedure but able to override DDs within the control cards of CDz's SYSIN witho...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Enable connection pooling for remote nodes when using CDPLEX

We use the PARSESS ADJACENT.NODE statement to limit parallel sessions from the local node to a remote node based on capacity as agreed with the partner node. When updating our environment to use CDPLEX with multiple server regions, this parameter ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

To increase the limit of 16 character names (SNODEs) in the Secure+

Good morning Most of our transactions used in our transmission central services must be secured. So we need to use Secure+. Most of our transactions are using DNS value so the CDZ limit of 16 character defined in the network map is affecting us. M...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

To change PROCESS library FB80 requirement

Scenario: CD transmissions between z/OS and Windows or Linux. Large Windows and Unix FileNames have to be constructed via concatenation of multiple tokens (strings and symbols). The reason is the PROCESS library is required to be RECFM=FB LRECL=80...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Apply maintenance on a multi-LPAR CDPLEX

Currently, to apply maintenance to a CDPLEX that is in more than one LPARs, we must stop the entire CDPLEX and apply maintenance to the entire group at the same time. In a case to support they told that this is so because the Manager could have pr...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration