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Ability to see perimeter server status on SSP (i.e. monitioring - running/stopped)
Currently we're unable to see which perimeter servers are active on the Sterling Secure Proxy engines, this in turn can cause issues if duplicates are present. This would mimic the monitoring ability currently in place for adapters.
Support MQ HA for configuring JMS Topic
The MQ infrastructure at our organisation is set up in a HA topology where we have multiple queue managers. The queue manager name is not provided to applications wanting to connect to the queues with the expectation that they use the default queu...
SSP Custom User Roles
Right now SSP currently allows for two user roles (Admin, Operator)within the application. We would like to be able to create custom roles based on specific user requirements so exact permissions can be assigned.
Make Sterling Secure Proxy perform DNS resolution at the connection time
Currently SSP Engines only perform DNS lookups when the configuration is loaded from the configuration manager. This should be changed so that DNS resolution is performed at the time of a connection, when a node's configuration is accessed.
Utility option to a view only mode for SSP configuration
Currently the only way to view a configuration (Adapter, netmap,policy, etc ) is to open it for editing. This causes unnecessary riskto accidentally make changes of production configurations.
Key Expiry Notification and Secure+ Enabled
Sterling Secure Proxy Administration of Certificate Expiry and Secure+ Enabled View
GCM mode for SFTP
We are seeing increased reluctance from partner organisations to trust CBC mode, due to OpenSSH's withdrawal of support for this mode by default. This leaves Secure Proxy with only CTR mode encryption as a widely accepted option. To ensure that we...
Set up and track expiration of SSH public key in Authorized Key Store
Add more security to the keys, notification of expiration and renew them after certain period.
to store SSH keys on HSM - SSP
Barclays GIS team have requirement to store the SSH keys on HSM. We raised case "TS004170075" with IBM and got to know that currently SSP dont support this and requested to raise RFE for it. Currently we store the x509 certs into HSM and want same...
Enhancement to add automatic failover from an active CM node to another
Currently, we have CM installed on 4 servers and the configs are written to the local drive. If something were to fail on the active node, there is a manual fail-over process to not only copy the configs to another node (might not be possible if i...
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