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Sterling Connect:Direct

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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

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

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

With advancement of technology, Connect Direct needs to compatible with new OS versions and DB versions

We noticed that Connect Direct ver 6.0 is only compatible with Windows 2016 and SQL 2016. There are new versions of both Windows and SQL are available like SQL 2017, SQL 2019. ABN AMRO who is one of the prestigious strategic customer of IBM is usi...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 3 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

Add "receive" functionality to the Transfer a File option when using Connect Direct Web Services (CDWS)

No description provided
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Delivered

Support MS windows 2019 clustered servers for CD Windows install

As, Enterprise is moving towards the recent MS windows available version, CD should support clustering on 2019. Per IBM Sterling Connect:Direct system requirements published link, Connect:Direct will support MS windows 2019 on standalone and do NO...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 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

support CDU installation on Amazon Linux 2

official OS support of C:D UNIX for "Amazon Linux 2" is needed
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 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