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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...
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 ...
Enable use of wildcards in the Watched directories list of File Agent
Currently one can only define a list of directories in CDFA. Each of this directory must be explicitely defined and hence cannot contain wildcards.
The "Monitor sub-directories" option can be activated but this can result, in case of a complex di...
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...
osa.rest.url Parameter needs to be able to handle multiple url's
Currently the osa.rest.url can only have one url. The Control Center Director may have multiple event processors. If the event processor (EP's) url that is referenced in the osa.rest.url parameter is down, then those events will not get to the oth...
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 ...
C:D support for Multi Factor Authentication
Incorporate into the C:D security processing to allow for users signing on with multi factor authentication credentials.
Security enhancement in GUI: would it be possible to add GUI session timeout parameter which would lock session or log off user ?
this request came from security team/audit, they believe it would improve product security
CDHPNonstop SPCLI - Create Command Line Commands
Need to schedule a batch job that collects cipher/encryption information for CDHPNonstop. SPCLI - Create Command Line Commands
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...
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