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Administration & Configuration

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Modify statarch.sh to Delete compressed stats files after "x" amount of days

Can code be added to the statarch.sh script so that after "x" amount of days the compressed stats files are purged/deleted?
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Be able to call/use password exit routine with locally installed Aim Client.

Currently the Windows Exit routine on v6.2.0.4 uses Rest API to connect to cyberark. We would like to see the exit routine being able to call a locally installed claim client to retrieve the password.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Group system in userfile.cfg (UNIX)

In an environment with hundreds of users defined in the same userfile.cfg, it would be nice to be able to govern them through a system of groups or profiles to reduce administration time and avoid unnecessary failures.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Not under consideration

Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import

Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User entr...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Protect or encrypt or sign all Audit records to protect or capture changes

Audit functions in CD are not consistently recorded in an immutable form so that attempts to alter them are inhibited. Many configurations in UNIX CD are not audited at all because the configurations are in plain text files with no tracking. All c...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Update a watched directory location for Integrated File Agent

For stand alone File Agent, a user can update/correct a watched directory location. This seems like a basic function and yet it doesn't exist for Integrated File Agent. If a watched directory location has to be updated for Integrated File Agent, i...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

snode.work.path parameter for IBM Connect:Direct for Windows

The "snode.work.path" parameter is available in IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX while it is not in IBM Connect:Direct for Windows. The idea is to have similar functionality in Windows version. It will allow to share SNODE work files among nodes in a l...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Tool to monitor cert expiry

We want to put an alerting mechanism to monitor cert expire so we can proactively plan.
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Adding in additional triggers for alt.comm.outbound

The idea behind this is to allow alt.comm.outbound to be triggered for other situations. Such as TCP timeouts after a session had been initiated.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Purging of SolidDB transaction logs

SOLIDDB transactional logs are not getting purged automcatically after the checkpoint interval. We beleive this shoudl be part of the product. This request is to ehnace the product which will take care of purging the Solid DB transaction logs. Reg...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration