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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

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

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

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

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

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

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