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Generate Notifications From IBM Secure Proxy on Expiring Certificates

When using Connect: Direct and Secure Proxy, all the Partner specific certificates currently get checked into IBM Secure Proxy Trust Store, if there are Partner certificates up for expiry there is no functionality available in SSP to notify on th...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add built-in report for bruteforce attempts.

The Sterling Proxy is our gateway between the internet and SFG. As such, we are exposed to attempts to guess user IDs using brutefore methods. The raw internal logs show each event and contain the IP address, Time, username and number of failed...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 2 Future consideration

Monitoring SSP authorization through SCC

Hi Team, One of my client has a requirement to monitor and generate a report which gives the details of users who initiated a connection to SSP.It should capture both successful and unsuccessful attempts along with the username. Currently, the onl...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Functionality gap - support for signing of SAML AuthRequest to IdP required

It is a requirement of some IdP that AuthRequests sent from SSP to the IdP are signed, currently SSP only supports the signing of the AuthResponse. This is a gap
6 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 1 Future consideration

Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) Support

Many enterprises have Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) as their standard. It would be ideal to add support for OEL OS, so customers can deploy the products (SSP CM/SSP Engine/SSP PS) without any if and buts we have today in our support statement. htt...

Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting capabilities not available

Monitoring: The only way to investigate the status/traffic of a specific connection is accessing the Event and Audit log files located in the SSP server. This has a deep impact on the usability of the product making the operation activities of Sup...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Maintain FIPS support for SSP HSM

JCE FIPS implementation has changed in the JRE shipped with SSP 6.0.2 to add support for TLSv1.3. Require verification that FIPS mode will continue to be supported after migration from 6.0.1.1
over 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0

Hooks to enable the SSO Authentication for SSPDashboard URL

No description provided
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 4 Not under consideration

"Soft Stop" functionality for SSP engines for upgrading without service interruptions

Currently even though we have multiple SSP engines it isn't possible to perform a true "high availability" upgrade of the engines because anybody who is connected to an individual SSP engine will be disconnected when the engine is taken down for p...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 2 Future consideration

Support for EBICS protocol/authentication in the DMZ

To enable EBICS protocol to be authenticated in the DMZ , SSP with SEAS using either LDAP or Sterling B2B Integrator (similar model to SSO token authentication to avoid duplicating authentication).
over 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Future consideration