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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...
Password Security Controls
Password security controls for SSP administrator interfaces using local authentication are not allow enough password security controls:
Passwords expiration can’t be enforced.
Password complexity settings are minimal and don’t comply with the ...
Inactivity Session Timeout Controls - Administrator Accounts
The administrative consoles for the Sterling Secure Proxy do not contain inactivity session timeout settings. This is not in compliance with our security procedures that require implementation of automatic system timeouts that end user sessions af...
More authentication mechanisms can be used for Sterling Secure Proxy to be monitored by SCC
In the Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration related documents, only the user/Password authentication mechanism to be used for the SSP to be monitored by the SCC. However this method might not be a good option, since the password can't be hold for a...
Control logging of SSP CM monitoring messages
Messages are written to the auditlog.xml file (ACPT037I, ACPT040I and ACPT038I), as well as the sspengine.log file for the same activity. It is possible to reduce the frequency of these messages, but only to once every 10 minutes. It would be grea...
IBM B2B Integrator product needs an ability to capture the SFTP public key of a Client attempting to connect to File Gateway's mailbox.
When a client first attempts to connect to the server their public key should be captured and put in an holding tank. We find that many of our customers are unable to successfully capture and share their public key with out the format of the trans...
BKFS - Centralized administrator User Provisioning for SSP
User accounts created in LDAP must also be created in the following GUIs: SFG, SSP, and Control Center. Ability to centralize/ "one time" provisioning for all Sterling software would simplify the system administration.
IP + User_Id whitelisting
SSP supports IP or User_Id whitelisting only but not a combo ( IP + User_id). We need to ability to whitelist IPs for a given User_id. This way, if a rouge employee left the firm but carries the user_id credential, he can't login from other locati...
MyFileGateway Password Policy, expiry prompt and password reset functionality for external users (i.e. LDAP via SSP/SEAS)
Ability to notify password expiry to the external users (i.e. LDAP user) via MFG
Ability for external users to be able to reset their LDAP passwords via the MFG UI.
Ability to relay the LDAP password policy to the external users via MFG
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