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SFG File Size column in Activity

When looking at 'Routes' > 'Activity', one can right-click the column headings and add the 'Size'. However, there is no way to save this setting and it disappears once you log off and log back in. I opened Case TS015174429 and they responded wi...
about 1 month ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Submitted

Export users details, adapter level permissions, paths configured, folder permissions in one consolidated sheet in IBM SFG

Exporting user details like surname, email, passsword policy, session timeout, last login, adapter level permissions, folder permissions, paths configured for individual users in a one consolidated sheet to be exported from IBM Sterling file gatew...
about 1 month ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Dashboard should give the possibility in the key creation to add ECDSA keys

Currently when creating SSH keys via the SBI dashboard ( Trading partner --> SSH --> Use Identity key --> create --> New user key ), only RSA and DSA keys encryption can be chosen. But in the real world, companies require much higher a...
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Submitted

Accept EBICS order timestamps with no decimals for seconds

For timestamps provided when sending an order request although the EBICS Specification generally refers to 3 decimal places for seconds being expected, it just points to the W3 datetime specification (https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#dateTime) w...
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Standards 0 Submitted

Officially support EBICS v3.0.2

The EBICS org published a revised specification for v3.0 on June 27th 2022 to replace previous versions (3.0.0 and 3.0.1) with effect from December 30th 2022. All customers wanting to use EBICS v3 in the IBM EBICS Server and Client must be able to...
about 2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Standards 0 Submitted

Enablement of SSH Certificates

Sterling B2B leverages SSH Keys for SFTP file transfers and OpenSSH to faciliate this. I would like to see it enable the ability to use SSH Certificates. SSH Certificates provide significant increase in security as opposed to SSH keys.
about 2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 0 Submitted