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Request Connect:Direct to support file path / file name that includes double byte characters.

Request Connect:Direct to support file path / file name that includes double byte characters.Since we need get the file with Simplified Chinese path and name from headquarter frequently.
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Other 0 Planned for future release

Purging of SolidDB transaction logs

SOLIDDB transactional logs are not getting purged automcatically after the checkpoint interval. We beleive this shoudl be part of the product. This request is to ehnace the product which will take care of purging the Solid DB transaction logs. Reg...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import

Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User entr...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

A hope about the alt.comm.outbound parameter in the netmap.cfg

A hope about the alt.comm.outbound parameter in the netmap.cfg
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release

automated deployment script cdinstall a always uses Secure+

I'm using cdinstall_a script to install/update C:D on UNIX and LINUX I need a command line parameter that disables Secure+ installation resp. checking for Secure+ during upgrade
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

NAS Support

We need NDM to read/write files from NAS connected drives. NAS is becoming a larger portion of our datacenter and will need to send/receive files on NAS. This worked under 5.1 but not for 5.2...I know it was never supported but was handy it worked...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct Sudo Backup/Restore

We install C:D via cdinstall as a user account currently working with C:D for UNIX 4.2. This user account has sudo access to run etc/cdcust so we can perform configurations requiring root privilege. This is great for fresh install and ok for upgra...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Planned for future release

Enhancement of ndmapi_connect_c( )

There is an API in CD, it is ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname). But we need a new version of this API. It is like this: ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname, char *user_na...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 0 Planned for future release

Alt Comm outbound Retry feature

When failing to connect to primary host/ip, system uses alt com outbound to try alternate addresses. Should none of them work, system goes in retry state ONLY retrying with last hostIP in alt com outbound. This causes some retries to get stuck as ...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Other 0 Not under consideration

Limit the number of processes by parameter for Sterling C:D HP NonStop

Since Sterling C:D for HP NonStop version 3.6.0 there is no way to limit the total number of concurrent sessions. This used to be the case by means of the License file which was used by version 3.5.0. The only way now is to configure the number of...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration