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To authenticate users/applications based on the Certificates rather than using userid and passwords
Currently, Any user trying to access NDM has to logon with userid and password either manually or via batch jobs. In order to avoid clear text passwords, Users can be authenticated based on certificates.
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...
Improve on C:D z/OS the last STEP COPY with all information after many restarts on the File Transfer incoming traffic
Description: To avoid information inconsistency of the STEP COPY (restart) of the file received and the C:D statistics information as records and VTAM bytes. Proposal is for C:D z/OS Caching all of the STEP COPY (restart) information on incoming F...
Provide additional granularity for the UPPER.CASE= initialization parameter
Currently, as documented in the C:D for zOS V5.2 Administration Guide, the UPPER.CASE= parameter determines if initialization messages are send to the console in Upper (YES) or Lower/Mixed case (NO). However, this parameter also dictates if info...
Improve on C:D z/OS the caching all of the RACF userid support on the File Transfer incoming traffic
Description: To reduce the allocation time of a file, would be better to implement on the C:D z/OS the caching of all userid that RACF (ACEE) support on the inbound traffic, that is basically to memorize the accesses and minimize the queries to th...
Connect:Direct for zOS copying files to SNODE (Linux or Windows ) at the same time using a '*' mask to individual datasets
The client SERPRO would like that was possible in Connect:Direct CDP pull a list of datasets that meet your dataset mask with the '*' (for eg. ABCDEF*.TXT)and based on that list of datasets that match then to start copies each of the datasets one ...
Manage NDM for z/OS from Windows NDM
Like DB2 explorer, allow NDM for Windows act as a management client, to show and manage NDM for z/OS. Such as copyfile, manage queues, even display/update Netmap.
C:D Link failure mesage ids - SVTN001I and SVTO022I documentation
There are few of the transfers ended (failed) with connect: direct completion code 10 along with completion link failure message text SVTN001I and SVTO022I. We checked under below path for the allocation errors message id along with max retry limi...
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