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We request product support for C: D on IBM i on PowerVS.
We are seriously considering running IBM i on IBM cloud, and the lack of product support for C:D running on IBM i on PowerVS become a major barrier.
I think that the behavior of IBM i on PowerVS is the same as physical server, so please support C...
Allow for Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive
For Windows servers we need the Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive (Per Windows functionality, the service account needs to perform a logging event to retrieve the properties (access/grants/rights) that the user has. For financia...
Automatic Control of Sessions between the client and partners to avoid Wait Sessions
If the client has in netmap configuration session limit defined and the partner has in their netmap configuration session limit different from the client, it will leave the process in wait and sometimes depending on the volume, Connect:Direct will...
CD Requestor for Connect Direct UNIX
There needs to be a way within a Connect Direct UNIX environment to validate a process script without having to copy it on a Windows system and using CD Requestor there. It would be great if CD Requestor or something similar was to be implemented ...
Password Vault support for CD web Services
This is to add to CD Web Services integration with Password Vault to avoid storing passwords inside the application. That should include "admin" user as well. Currently CD Web Services allows for cert-based authentication (for API) or user/passwor...
With advancement of technology, Connect Direct needs to compatible with new OS versions and DB versions
We noticed that Connect Direct ver 6.0 is only compatible with Windows 2016 and SQL 2016. There are new versions of both Windows and SQL are available like SQL 2017, SQL 2019. ABN AMRO who is one of the prestigious strategic customer of IBM is usi...
Allowing command line editing of the CD File Agent configuration
There is a need within the Treasury to be able to script password changes to Connect Direct File Agents. Currently there is no documented way to accomplish this outside of using the GUI.
Add C:D support for Windows 11
Windows 11 nor Windows Server 2022 is not supported by C:D Windows 6.x series.
Connect:Direct with ability to connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage using API key and store files on COS
The request is mainly for providing capability in Connect:Direct for reading and writing files from IBM Cloud Object Storage and specifically by using API key while connecting to IBM COS from Connect:Direct.
Sterling Connect:Direct Application Interface for Java support to iSeries C:D version
CDJAI support all other platforms (Windows, Unix, ZOS and Tandem) except iSeries. This limitation restricts users to automate C:D configuration through CDJAI, similar to what we do in other platforms. Now we have to login to iSeries machine to do ...
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