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NFS directory restrictions requires world execute permission

Root squash enabled NFS directories cause an issue with C:D requiring world execute permission on every directory in the path when using the upload/download directory parameters. We want to be able to use upload/download restrictions without havin...
4 months ago in Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

File agent high availability run GUI cdfa -C from a single Default_Config.ser copy in shared workspace

Instead of maintaining multiple local copies of Default_Config.ser, could a parm be added to cdfa -C to direct GUI to use a single copy in the shared directory. Similar to the cdfa -w parameter.
8 months ago in Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Planned for future release

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...
over 1 year ago in Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Implement Secure UDP for Connect Direct File Agent

Our internal security standards want all traffic to be encrypted. Currently, File Agent uses standard UDP (SNMP) to send messages to Control Center. The goal is to have this traffic encrypted. We are being told that in a couple years the PCI DSS s...
4 months ago in Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

Multi region access point support for s3 bucket

We would like to have multi region access point support for s3 bucket in connect direct transmission so that file transmission to AWS env can be done using multi region access point, this will help in case of DR scenario and the team sending the f...
9 months ago in Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Planned for future release

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.
over 3 years ago in Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Future consideration

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 ...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 2 years ago in Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Planned for future release

File Agent: sort capability missing to guarantee files sequence

FA doesn't provide a mechanism to process the files located in a specific folder in a specific order (i.e. file sorted by timestamp, name, size ). There are scenarios where the sequence the Producer Application generates the files must be respecte...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Other 1 Not under consideration

Supoprt for HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System)

What version of Sterling Connect:Direct Linux/Windows will support Hadoop HDFS? Do you have any release date? I found similar thread at https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=65228 but I didn't see any updates. T...
over 4 years ago in Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration