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Sterling Connect:Direct

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Allow for Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive

For Windows servers we need the Connect Direct service account to be non-interactive (Per Windows functionality, the service account needs to perform a logging event to retrieve the properties (access/grants/rights) that the user has. For financia...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Future consideration

Connect:Direct with ability to connect to IBM Cloud Object Storage using API key and store files on COS

The request is mainly for providing capability in Connect:Direct for reading and writing files from IBM Cloud Object Storage and specifically by using API key while connecting to IBM COS from Connect:Direct.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

C:D Installation in Google Cloud and ability to write directly to Google Storage

This enhancement is for the ability to write files directly to Google Cloud Storage using Connect Direct from any other connect direct platform. Also, guidance on C:D installation in Google Cloud in general
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Other 1 Future consideration

Updating Password automatically in the FileAgent

Hello, We are using CD version : IBM_CD_V4.3_UNIX_Linux_Red_Hat. We need to install CD and FileAgent for our multiple internal BU servers. As you know - we need to use username and password for FileAgent. Please note that we are using common...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

automated cddef.bin creation via lcu.bat by passing positional paramters

I want to create cddef.bin automatically via script. Thus I want to pass all values to lcu.bat via positional paramters rather than interactively. e.g. lcu.bat %NODENAME% %IPADDRESS% 1363 %CD_UID% %CD_PWD% %CD_PWD%
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Support for Azure Blob Storage

Following our multi-cloud strategy the support for Blob Storage from Azure is important since Azure is one of the main players in public cloud, hence the native support for Azure Blob Storage is a request we have had from different customers.
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Future consideration

NFS directory restrictions requires world execute permission

Root squash enabled NFS directories cause an issue with C:D requiring world execute permission on every directory in the path when using the upload/download directory parameters. We want to be able to use upload/download restrictions without havin...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

Add TLS 1.3 Support to Connect:Direct for HPE Nonstop Platform

It was mentioned in HPE NonStop Forum that TLSv1.3 will be coming out later 2019 year. It was also mentioned by HPE that TLSv1.0 is a degraded security protocol and that HPE NonStop Client Applications running on X86 and Itanium Platform need to m...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 3 Future consideration

Implement Secure UDP for Connect Direct File Agent

Our internal security standards want all traffic to be encrypted. Currently, File Agent uses standard UDP (SNMP) to send messages to Control Center. The goal is to have this traffic encrypted. We are being told that in a couple years the PCI DSS s...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
11 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration