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Administration & Configuration

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Allow configuration of SMTP alert parameters for Event Framework

Currently alert emails sent via Event Framework are send with fixed SMTP port 25. Since more and more companies have special requirements for SMTP mail traffic it would be great if the SMTP parameters like port, authentication etc. could be config...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Access to multiple mailboxes from one MFG user

The ability to log onto MFG as a user and to be able to navigate to other user's mailboxes, security permitting. This would enable third parties to send files using MFG to their mailboxes and a number of other users to use MFG to see and download ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Option to exclude MAILBOX messages from PurgeAll.sh

We run SI as stateless, but use MAILBOX for B2B communication. We clean up SI once every quarter to improve the performance / response time. The clean up process becomes cumbersome because we have to make sure all MAILBOX messages are backed up un...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Allow different sender and receiver email addresses for sending alert mails in standard BPs

Currently in many standard BPs both the sender as well as the receiver of an email is coming from the admin users email address. Unfortunately there are situations where the sender (sending system) is different from the required receiver address(e...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Removing specific Operator functions within Sterling Integrator

This proposed functionality is useful because it provides security from a SOX perspective for those that are and aren't members of your company and/or organization, who will benefit from this change.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Fix some bin scripts bang line

When automating bin/runAll.sh script, it failed to find bang line on first line of script. This is on a new install of b2bi 6.1.0.2 Running cmd below on b2bi bin dir: head -n1 *.sh > /tmp/bin_head1_list.txt Shows that these 6 scripts have somet...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Provide Option to export in Jar file while using export Command Line Utility

In Sterling Integrator, export command line utility, export.sh, is available under <INSTALL_DIR>/tp_import directory. It is currently having export options as XML (Default), WAR file. There are no options to do export in JAR file format.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Remove Appending of ~1 Process for Map name on Outbound Maps

Question Why do map names in Process Data sometimes have '~1' appended? Cause For all outbound map names, the ~1 is appended to the name and stored in the ENVELOPE_PARMS table. The ~1 represents outbound. There is nothing appended to inbound map n...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Limit the version number for resources

There should be a way/property to limit the number of versions for B2B Integrator artifacts like Business Process, XSLT, Maps, Code Lists. Currently we can have as many versions as created for each of these artifacts and need to manually clean up ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

For AS2 Configuration allow using file names when using mailboxes, the same way you can use file names when using file system directories.

Document ID is sending as file name with .txt extension via AS2 Connection. Partner need *.edi file like we have in Message Name. Message Name is *.edi but client is getting file with Document ID++*.txt.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration