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Protect or encrypt or sign all Audit records to protect or capture changes
Audit functions in CD are not consistently recorded in an immutable form so that attempts to alter them are inhibited. Many configurations in UNIX CD are not audited at all because the configurations are in plain text files with no tracking. All c...
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
CIphers configuration for Connect Direct Web Services
Connect Direct Web Services configuration should allow to limit list of allowed ciphers. Similar functionality is present for protocol configuration under "server.ssl.enabled-protocols”. Support for similar parameter e.g. "server.ssl.enabled-ciphe...
FileTransfer using connect direct with S3 directly
The ability to support CDU/S3 direct access from on-prem nodes is not present in this release. if connect direct unix directly about to do file transfers with S3 would benefit the business. It would be a game changer in file transfers for cloud.
Improve Transfer Speed between CDU on EC2 instance and S3
We are in the testing staging of using CDU to download file from S3 and push to some other CD Node. However, after we perform testing a large file (GB), we found that the transfer speed is almost three time slower than AWS S3 CP command.
Need a central management and distribution system for File Agent rule
In China many banks, especially medium and small size ones, adopt shared folder to exchange files amongst different kinds of business systems. Even they decided to adopt a new file transfer tool to exchange files due to security, audit, etc, they ...
snode.work.path parameter for IBM Connect:Direct for Windows
The "snode.work.path" parameter is available in IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX while it is not in IBM Connect:Direct for Windows. The idea is to have similar functionality in Windows version. It will allow to share SNODE work files among nodes in a l...
Native Variables in Connect:Direct Unix
We currently use some of the native Connect variables in: Windows for Windows, Windows for Mainframe, and Windows for UNIX. However, we need to use these same variables from a UNIX server and we are having problems. Examples:% SUBDATE1 and% SUBTIM...
Tool to monitor cert expiry
We want to put an alerting mechanism to monitor cert expire so we can proactively plan.
Option to disable Connect Direct Web Services web page
Current version of Connect Direct Web Services software provides two interfaces - RESTful API and webpage GUI access. Software should allow to disable web GUI access.
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