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SMS Compressed Dataset Enhancement with NDM
Visa would like to see Connect Direct transmission of SMS compressed datasets improved. Today, when we transmit a compressed dataset, if it is done with out coding the DCB parms in the process it always fails on the remote node with a space abend....
Terminate the Process Waiting for Dynamic Allocation or Unallocation
CDz runs into temporarily unresponsive periodically 5 to 10 min or even longer due to the reason that SYSZTIOT ENQ exclusively held by CDz itself in which one process can't perform dynamical allocation or un allocation holding all other processes ...
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 work...
Connect Direct for zOS v5.1 DGASECUR macro should control Secure+ access via the IUI as well as via Sterling Control Center
V5.1 of Sterling Connect Direct (C:D)implemented controls on access to Secure+ within the DGASECUR macro. This control does not work for users who are accessing C:D via the IUI. I am informed the control applies only to access from Sterling Contro...
Ver display on IUI panel
If there are multiple instances of different NDM ver running, it will be easier to identify if the IUI panel has ver displayed. Attached screenshot will give the idea of what i meant. In this the right-side box has ver hardcoded. if there is a pan...
Support the use RACF PROTECTED userids in the Secure Point of Entry (SPOE)
When we create User IDs in RACF that will be used for Connect Direct transmissions, we have to create them with passwords so that the password can be used in the SPOE record. With a password is can make this User ID have the capability to sign...
Include transfer rates monitoring on active filetransfers
Please include file transfer rate monitoring mechanism on active filetransfers. We had an issue with partner where after partner side upgrade the transfer rate became very slow. The filetransfer that took previously minutes, was now hours long. Sa...
Retrofit the Enhancement Request CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" to CD v6.1
This idea CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, and it was informed that it would be available in v6.1. However, after the upgrade to V6.1, it was informed that this ...
Propagate source DCB information to SNODE when using DATACLAS= keyword
The beauty of zOS-to-zOS COPYs is the inherent ability to automatically transfer the source DCB information to the SNODE side for proper dataset allocations.If the source DCB changes, the process does not need to be altered. This generic proce...
Write Debug Traces to a Specific DD instead of Creating Dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs
If the process specific Debug Traces can be written to a specific DD or DDs instead of creating dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs, it could be SPINNED dynamically after the trace completion and it will not cause a usage exposure to system SPOOL.
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