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Security Exit must be usable by different SFTs and the STCname should be part of the RACF profile namess
In our environment we run several Connect:Direct stc's in one environment.The provided Security Exits do not offer a possibility to setup separate profiles for these stc's.We would like this to be changed.Second what we ask for is to add the STCna...
Status "Wait Queue" on SMF record
Add the Wait Queue" statuses (WC, WP, WT, and WX) in the SMF records.
Include transfer rates monitoring on active filetransfers
Please include file transfer rate monitoring mechanism on active filetransfers. We had an issue with partner where after partner side upgrade the transfer rate became very slow. The filetransfer that took previously minutes, was now hours long. Sa...
Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter
With SPOE, the SNODEID presents a security vulnerability. The SNODEID is hard-coded in the process in clear text. Anyone authorized to use CDZ and able to read the file where the SNODEID is coded, typically in the process library, can create and...
Retrofit the Enhancement Request CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" to CD v6.1
This idea CONDIRECTZ-I-8 "Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter" was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, and it was informed that it would be available in v6.1. However, after the upgrade to V6.1, it was informed that this ...
Propagate source DCB information to SNODE when using DATACLAS= keyword
The beauty of zOS-to-zOS COPYs is the inherent ability to automatically transfer the source DCB information to the SNODE side for proper dataset allocations.If the source DCB changes, the process does not need to be altered. This generic proce...
Write Debug Traces to a Specific DD instead of Creating Dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs
If the process specific Debug Traces can be written to a specific DD or DDs instead of creating dynamic Rnnnnnn DDs, it could be SPINNED dynamically after the trace completion and it will not cause a usage exposure to system SPOOL.
Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS
Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
Add CRL caching support to Connect:Direct z/OS v6.1
We have started to use CRL checking in CDZ via EASERVER and urgently need CRL caching to be in effect similar to what has been implemented for Windows/Linux platforms.
Open MCS.CLIST until either TCP or SNA support available
NDM modify commands will fail before local node sign on complete either via TCP or SNA, so open MCS.CLIST until either TCP or SNA support available is more appropriate especially for users who depend on modify command to monitor NDM.
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