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Ability to Scan Files for Viruses in the DMZ before arrival in Secure Zone

Need a facility to contact a server via ICAP to scan files (similar to how QuickFile) works. This can be achieved by installing SSP perimeter servers on the virus server in its zone and have SSP engines leverage a persistent connection between the...
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Delivered

SSP should support in integrating with other 3rd party Malware checking products using ICAP

SSP should support in integrating with other 3rd party Malware checking products using ICAP protocol similar to what DataPower supports today.
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 3 Delivered

Add TLS 1.3 Support to Sterling Secure Proxy

No description provided
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Block users from attempting authentication at the Secure Proxy level

We have a Secure Proxy engine that is exposed to the internet. As such we are subjected to a large number of "probing" login attempts from usernames such as "root", "admin", etc. All of our login attempts are passed to a Sterling External Authenti...
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

Add SSL Support between Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration Manager / Engine and WebSphere MQ

Security mandates that all the connections need to be secured. WebSphere MQ supports SSL but not SSP CM / SSP Engine, adding this functionality allows meeting the newer security requirements.
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Ability to reject user access at proxy before authentication check

We would like the ability to create a proxy filter (blacklist) to block unknown user names that result in failed authentication attempts. Many of these attempts come from both domestic and foreign nations, so IP whitelisting is not useful to restr...
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 2 Delivered

Forward client IP for all protocols from sterling secure proxy to sterling file gateway

Currently SSP forward IP for HTTP Protocol to sterling b2b integrator but it doesn't have capability to forward client IP for other protocols to sterling b2b integrator. We have a regulatory requirement to capture IP for all inbound files/transact...
over 2 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy 11 Delivered

reading Source IP address from HTTP headers through for example X-Forwarded-For

Currently there is a dynamic routing feature to read incoming source IP address and base the routing based on this value. However many organizations dont support having source IP address hitting the SSP engine servers. Usually the incoming IP addr...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Usability 2 Delivered

Enable SSO Support for SSP for Other External Application Systems

Add support to enable SSO configurations for SSP to connect to additional back-end applications other than Sterling Integrator and SFG.
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 2 Delivered

Deny Access/Blacklist for common ID's

Add ability to create and utilize a blacklist in order to quickly block common used id's in penetration scans. While the ID's are not used and access is denied, the login attempts still go through the full authentication attempts which generate ov...
over 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Usability 6 Delivered