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Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct
The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
Fix a bug which IBM support is not accepting as a bug
Problem: Any CD Windows v6 client or Requestor is impacted. When a lower case process name job is submitted, via the v6 client or requestor, the process name is automatically converted to uppercase and the job is submitted. While the same process ...
Status to be returned when performing an automatic silent install
When performing an automated silent install/upgrade from the Windows command prompt, instead of the command dropping straight back to the command prompt, certain messages would be returned and at the end of the install/upgrade a return code/status...
Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL
This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
Simple silent upgrade for Connect Direct Web Services
According to IBM Support, for Connect Direct Web Services software, SILENT UPGRADE option requires to provide few additional parameters to silentInstall.properties file (e.g. SSL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PASSWORD) in comparison to INTERAC...
Have C:D log the expiration date of certificates it receives
Today, when C:D calls out to a remote server, it logs some details about the certificate it received. It would be nice if it also logged the expiration date. This would allow us to write, say, a Perl script to scan the logs once a day looking for ...
Support for Azure Blob Storage
Following our multi-cloud strategy the support for Blob Storage from Azure is important since Azure is one of the main players in public cloud, hence the native support for Azure Blob Storage is a request we have had from different customers.
Connect:Direct Client Identification by the Connect:Direct Server
Connect:Direct, although a peer to peer MFT tool, uses a client - server model as it's underlying architecture. With a client submitting a job to the C:D server, we cannot identify the client server with the current state of affairs if the C:D ser...
to add High Water Mark for max API session to be reported into the statistics
Add TLS 1.3 Support to Connect:Direct for HPE Nonstop Platform
It was mentioned in HPE NonStop Forum that TLSv1.3 will be coming out later 2019 year. It was also mentioned by HPE that TLSv1.0 is a degraded security protocol and that HPE NonStop Client Applications running on X86 and Itanium Platform need to m...
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