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My ideas: Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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

Dynamic removal of redundant checkpoint entries

Can the logic behind CKPT.DAYS be extended so that this function in invoked on a regular basis (e.g. daily) instead of only when z/OS Connect:Direct is started? When the checkpoint dataset becomes full, the only way to defragment it or clear out r...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Future consideration

Allow Override of STOP CD QUIESCE for C:D z/OS

When a Connect:Direct region is shut down with a STOP CD QUIESCE, the region will terminate when all processes stop, making it an ideal choice for a planned shutdown. However, once initiated, this cannot be aborted or converted to a quicker type o...
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Future consideration

Add capability to hard fail SSL error processes

When an SSL handshake error occurs, the process is placed in HO ER status. This does not trigger the same error alerts as file transfer failures when the process is pushed into HO ER status. If the same alert triggering would occur from session se...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Address $$UPDATE Deficiencies

We experienced an issue with C:D 6.1 on z/OS where we performed a $$UPDATE function on a netmap entry and the node became unable to accept inbound connections. We were advised by CD support that there is an obscure recommendation in the documentat...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration

Status "Wait Queue" on SMF record

Add the Wait Queue" statuses (WC, WP, WT, and WX) in the SMF records.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration

Security Administration Report from SPOE administration

Using the ADMIN function to maintain entries in SPOE is basically performing security administration functions. In some environments auditors/regulators like to see who is performing administration and what changes they are making. Requesting that...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Processes which are NOT OK should remain in TCQ

In most situations, where a process ends not OK, it is moved from TCQ to statistics, i. e. LSMG244I. Finding the original //SYSIN of the batchjob for repeating is difficult and time consuming. There should be a mechanism (exit, initparm, ...) to i...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Future consideration

Write Debug Traces to a Specific DD instead of Creating Dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs

If the process specific Debug Traces can be written to a specific DD or DDs instead of creating dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs, it could be SPINNED dynamically after the trace completion and it will not cause a usage exposure to system SPOOL.
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add CRL caching support to Connect:Direct z/OS v6.1

We have started to use CRL checking in CDZ via EASERVER and urgently need CRL caching to be in effect similar to what has been implemented for Windows/Linux platforms.
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration