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CyberArk AIM Integration/Connector supported by Control Center
As part of security's best practices, it is mandatory that all applications have a connector with CyberArk to retrieve passwords from functional users, so it isn't allowed to storage static passwords in the local servers/Properties files from appl...
ICC Support of SMTP with SSL/TLS encryption
Most modern SMTP Service require SMTP/s to leverage their services. IBM B2Bi supports this but ICC does not. This makes it hard to find an SMTP service that meets or clients email needs.
Control centre to be RAC aware (TAF and TAC)
IBM control center needs to have rac aware features like TAC, TAF to enable database maintainence without causing an outage to the app. This will enable handoff patching / automated rolling patching for databases.
Control Center Rule Correlation
Two of the things we utilize Control Center for is SLC notification and processes that do not end successfully. We have some transmissions that are monitored on SLCs that are contractual (sla). We do get an alert if the sla transmission has not st...
Password Vault support for Control Center database user
Due to security requirements and best practices, passwords should be changed periodically and wherever possible, should not be stored on local systems in text/XML files, etc. Control Center should have an option to utilize external Password Vault ...
Improve Control Center Rule Administration
In Control Center 6.2 rule administration can only be done via the Web console. If a new rule or an existing rule is updated that contains a list of servers, there is not a pick list. There is a search, but each server the user wants to select can...
Add System Business Process from SBI to the BP list in Control Center
The idea is to be able to choose from the drop-down list of BPs to monitor, the processes of the Sterling B2B Integrator system so that ICC is the tool used for this purpose and not have different systems that also work differently with the Alerts...
Eliminate the compatibility issue between ICC and Dynatrace monitoring.
The compatibility issue between ICC and Dynatrace prevents use of Control Center Webconsole. Only remediation is to disable the Dynatrace UI agent on the application node. We use Dynatrace for monitoring of all our Sterling Infrastructure and woul...
Allow ICC to authenticate users via group membership (eg. using SEAS)
Typical enterprises do not define individual user accounts and groups to every application, as is currently required for ICC.Instead, user accounts and groups within an LDAP directory (such as Active Directory) are used and the applications recogn...
Sometimes mistakes happen. A user may accidentally handle an alert. It would be great if an enhancement was added where as long as the handled alert is still present in the Handled Alerts Monitor, the user could then check that handled alert and s...
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