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Sterling File Gateway

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Include native Multi-Factor Authentication against a variety of commercial MFA vendors

There are growing needs for integration with Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. IBM File Gateway as well as IBM Sterling Secure Proxy need to be updated to natively support direct communication with a variety of SSO/MFA solutions with...
2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

Support SM2 Public Key Algorithm

SM2 is a four-part standard for public key algorithms specified by China. This enhancement is to support the file encryption and decryption by SM2 and perform file exchange with China.
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Not under consideration

Office 365 Message Encryption/Decryption

Request is for Microsoft Office Message Encryption/Decryption functionality for SFG. This will be required where 3rd party Producers/Consumers are using OME as their preferred encryption tool.
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 1 Not under consideration

Logging is needed WHO and WHEN downloaded a file from Sterling Dashboard or FileGateway

When debuging file flows it is useful to see how the file looked before the transformation and how it looks after transformations. Due to compliance reasons on production systems it is necessary to see WHO and WHEN downloaded the file and viewed i...
8 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Not under consideration

Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloaded, opened or executed

External users can upload files to a mailbox. However, the files are not scanned for malicious content in mailbox. More Info - Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloa...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

Connect Direct Adapter auto recovery

Case TS003985405 was raised to report that the Sterling B2B Integrator Connect Direct Server Adapter does not auto restart if the database connection is broken This leads to file transfer failures and requires a manual restart of the adapter If th...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

myFileGateway activity search screen options are meaningless for external partenrs

'Producer', 'Consumer', 'Protocol' and 'Status' does not make much sense to external partenrs. They are too technical or better suitable only for FG admins. For example: 'Protocol' selection. Why this option is given to partner? He always logs...
about 3 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Enable end users to replay their own files WITHOUT giving them any other administrative permissions.

End users often need to have files replayed due to various intermittent SFG error conditions. Allowing these users to replay their own files saves them time and saves SFG administrators the effort required to replay these files
over 3 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 6 Not under consideration