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SSP to support 9000+ IPs/range nodes in Inbound Netmaps for all protocols

Currently, we have 9000+ IPs/CIDR ranges to allow the traffic from. We have added 9000+ entries in Netmap nodes but when we try to edit/save/add more nodes manually the SSP CM GUI is hanging/breaks/not responding properly/going to inoperable state...
about 2 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

Urgent - SSP increase the Netmap Inbound Node limit to support 9000+ nodes

Currently, we have 9000+ IPs/CIDR ranges to allow the traffic from. We have added 9000+ entries in Netmap nodes but when we try to edit/save/add more nodes manually the SSP CM GUI is hanging/breaking/not responding properly. In the same way we hav...
about 2 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Delivered

Urgent - SSP Netmap Inbound nodes limit increase to support 9000+ nodes

Currently, we have 9000+ IPs and CIDR ranges to be whitelisted/allowed on each and every protocol Netmap. After adding all these 9000 entries to a netmap GUI is not responding properly, add/save/edit of new/existing nodes is breaking the entire SS...
about 2 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 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

OCSP implementation for CD/SEAS

CD/SEAS do not provide any means to check the status of the certifcate in real time. They current rely on cache update on regular basis. Addition of OSCP in SEAS will provide a realtime check of revocation
almost 3 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

RHEL8/RH8 Support for IBM Secure Proxy

SSPCM currently supports RHEL7 (which reaches "End of Support" in Aug 2021. Rather than installing a new instance of SSPCM and its components onto RHEL7 and then repeating the process again on RHEL8 once its supported. It'd be extremely useful...
almost 3 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

Additional Authentication Exit in SEAS/SSP

External authentication is already achieved through SEAS, however, if additional authentication logic is required then the only way to achieve this is through a SEAS custom exit. Use of a SEAS custom exit means that we have to re-write the existin...
over 3 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Delivered

Introduce option in IBM SP to pass on the HTTP host header from client to the backend application

Currently IBM SP when configured as a HTTP Reverse Proxy, does not pass the HTTP host header from the client's request to the backend application. The request here is to have this a configurable option, similar to Apache's ProxyPreserveHost option.
over 3 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

enhancement request to implement "ecdh-sha2-nistp256", "ecdh-sha2-nistp384", "ecdh-sha2-nistp521" algorithms

We have customers who use the NIST-ciphers for key exchange. The IBM support-Team told us, that Sterling Secure Proxy does not currently support the NIST key Exchange algorithms. So, we are asking for it to be implemented as soon as possible.
almost 4 years ago in IBM Secure Proxy / Security 2 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