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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.
Increase PNUM limit to a much higher value (e.g. 1'000'000'000)
PNUM is actually limited to 99999 for most CD implementations. This is very low and has for effect that pnum can rotate very quickly. ICC is for example relying the grouping of CD events on this Process ID (which is a non sense as it's not unique,...
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...
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...
Add C:D support for Windows 11
Windows 11 nor Windows Server 2022 is not supported by C:D Windows 6.x series.
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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