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Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting capabilities not available
Monitoring: The only way to investigate the status/traffic of a specific connection is accessing the Event and Audit log files located in the SSP server. This has a deep impact on the usability of the product making the operation activities of Sup...
SSH Support Through SSP As A Forward Proxy
During recent joint discussions a gap in the SSP protocol stack has been identified whereby outbound SSH connections (i.e. supporting SFTP and SCP) are not supported. In order to enforce a More Secure to Less Secure network, whereby the network ho...
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.
Dictate cipher order for incoming HTTP transactions
We would like the ability within SSP to be able to dictate cipher order. Right now we have our security team testing our SSP nodes and when they test with the script here: https://testssl.sh/ Using version 2.9.5 we get back that the client can neg...
Key Expiry Notification and Secure+ Enabled
Sterling Secure Proxy Administration of Certificate Expiry and Secure+ Enabled View
Adding TLSv1.2 extensions to support ALPN (Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation) / NPN (Next Protocol Negotiation)
One of our AS2 external trading partners attempted to send sslv2 client hello but the encryption is tlsv1.2
Add successful security handshake information to the audit log
Add information to the SSP audit log regarding what was negotiated during a successful security handshake. For SSL/TLS this would include the protocol version(SSLv3.0, TLSv1.0, etc.), the cipher agreed upon and the client source IP. For SFTP/SSH t...
Allow Sterling Secure Proxy to perform URL Redirection for Reverse Proxy
Sterling Secure Proxy on Red Hat Linux version 2.6.32-696.1.1.el6.x86_64 is unable to route to different Outbound Nodes based on the URL that is sent to the proxy. Example (test vs prod at end of url):Incoming URL https:proxy.com:443/rosettanet/te...
Concept of Certificate Grouping and Referring Group Directly Under Netmaps
In Today's world, when Client Authentication is Enabled in SSP, firstly we need to get the root and intermediate certs and check-in to the SSP and then choose the new certificates in the respective netmaps. The number of netmaps we need to make th...
Functionality to Retain Adapter Status in SSP Application in case of a reboot
In the current version of Sterling Secure Proxy available in the market there is no functionality to retain the Adapter state in case of a reboot. Ideally whenever we restart our SSP Engine Application all the adapters are getting started irrespec...
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