Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

All ideas

Showing 1913

Allow Connect Direct processes "Waiting on I/O" to stop consuming a Thread (similar to how SFTP operates)

In order to expand usage of Connect Direct inside B2Bi, Connect Direct processes need to behave similar to other protocols. Connect Direct consumes an entire Thread (queue watcher) the entire time a Connect Direct transfer is occurring. With other...
3 months ago in B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Future consideration

TLS 1.3 communication between Control Center and Connect Direct Nodes

add the ability to monitor / configure (communicate) between Control Center Monitor / Director and Connect Direct nodes via TLS 1.3. Today CD nodes of all OS varieties support TLS 1.3 and no versions of Control Center support TLS 1.3
3 months ago in Control Center / Security 1 Planned for future release

CyberArk AIM Integration/Connector

As part of security's best practices, it is mandatory that all applications have a connector with CyberArk to retrieve passwords from functional users, so it isn't allowed to storage static passwords in the local servers/Properties files from appl...
over 1 year ago in B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 4 Not under consideration

Security Exit must be usable by different SFTs and the STCname should be part of the RACF profile namess

In our environment we run several Connect:Direct stc's in one environment. The provided Security Exits do not offer a possibility to setup separate profiles for these stc's.We would like this to be changed. Second what we ask for is to add the STC...
over 1 year ago in Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Support Open API 3.0 specifications int he OpenAPI typetree importer

As of now the OpenAPI importer only support swagger 2.0 json format. However, as the OpenApi V3 in json/yaml become more and more common it would be very usefull for ITX to support it.
3 months ago in Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 0 Future consideration

Show actual SFTP error in status report

Sterling 6.0 and up, in some cases, has replaced useful, specific SFTP error messages in the status report with vague ones that require diving into logs to troubleshoot. For example, if the host key is wrong when connecting to a partner, this is w...
about 2 years ago in B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Is a defect

Configuring Mailbox User Interface through HTTP protocol for Global Mailbox

We recently installed Global Mailbox on existing Sterling Integrator and currently working on migrating partners from traditional SI mailboxes to Global Mailboxes. We use SFTP, NDM (connect direct) and HTTPs protocols for file transmission. For SF...
3 months ago in B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 2 Not under consideration

Ability to correlate deferred documents with the ST control number assigned to them at time of enveloping

For each document that we process and defer, we lose track of the specific control numbers that are assigned at the time of enveloping. For instance, if you defer 5 separate documents at various times and later run enveloping, we need a method to ...
over 1 year ago in B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

Control centre to be RAC aware (TAF and TAC)

IBM control center needs to have rac aware features like TAC, TAF to enable database maintainence without causing an outage to the app. This will enable handoff patching / automated rolling patching for databases.
11 months ago in Control Center / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Future consideration

Require MEIG to perform certificate matching on unique values

In a scenario where multiple CA certificates having the same value for the DN Subject parameter exist in the database, MEIG can retrieve the wrong CA certificate and cause a valid Trading Partner certificate to incorrectly be interpreted as invali...
over 1 year ago in B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release