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Docker Image for Sterling Connect:Direct

Almost all IBM integration tools (Datapower,IIB, MQ, WAS) has docker image. I got to know there is no Docker image for Connect:Direct.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 14 Delivered

File Agent doesn’t support Certificate-based authentication, it will be difficult for us to manage the passwords on File Agent authentications.

We have around 35,000 Connect:Direct nodes and File Agents will be deployed across all the stores. We have a password policy where the passwords are going to expire every 90 days, Maintenance of these many nodes will be a tedious task. Switching t...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

Certificate-based authentication support for Connect:Direct RESTful API

Connect:Direct Java API supports certificate-based authentication. IBM Sterling Control Center also can use certificate-based authentication to connect and manage Connect:Direct settings. However latest version of RESTful API supports only user/pa...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 2 Delivered

Add TLS 1.3 Support to Connect:Direct

TLS v1.3 was recently released, and we would like to see it added to Connect:Direct w/Secure+ as an available security option for all platforms that support it.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 5 Delivered

Connect:Direct Win/Unix Interface to Cyberark or other Priviledged Account Solutions

If a PAM-tool like Cyberark is in use, users don't have real logon-credentials for Windows- or Unix-Server any more; these are maintained by Cyberark.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 3 Delivered

Provide support for S3 compatible storage

While many customers use S3 they may wish to use other vendors and universal support for S3 versus just AWS would be helpful

Certificate CRL check for Sterling Connect:Direct

It's not practical to use SEAS for certificate CRL check for Connect:Direct in a large enterprise environment where there are thousands of Connect:Direct nodes. Query-based CRL check via SEAS could greatly degrade the performance of Secure+ file t...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Delivered

Connect Direct with support 64 Bit libraries

We have problem by installing C:D on Linux because it only works with a lot of 32 Bit libraries which our Unix Administrators won't install. Please made a C:D package which works under 64 Bit environment without additional installation of 32 Bit
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

Password Vault Support for Connect Direct for Windows

IT Security forbids the use of static passwords and mandates that they are changed periodically.
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Delivered

Sterling File Agent support required for AWS S3 buckets

As Enterprise is moving towards AWS cloud, support to watch S3 bucket will be required for business.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 6 Delivered