Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Administration & Configuration

Showing 36

Cluster Support and Certification for Connect:Direct Web Service 6.0

CDWS would be an integral part of Connect Direct as technological adaption of APIs increases. And when we want to have an API server, we would look at providing 24/7 services to our businesses. So we want to have CDWS on a clustered model especial...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Support for Type=simple startup method in systemd for Connect Direct

The systemd is the default system manager on RHEL 8. Connect Direct should support service startup through systemd using Type=simple startup method. User can use Type=forking with external (custom) startup script but this requires to create additi...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under 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

CONNECT DIRECT WINDOWS CONNECTION WITH HNAS SYSTEMS

No description provided
over 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Updating Password automatically in the FileAgent

Hello, We are using CD version : IBM_CD_V4.3_UNIX_Linux_Red_Hat. We need to install CD and FileAgent for our multiple internal BU servers. As you know - we need to use username and password for FileAgent. Please note that we are using common...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Added support of Windows 2019 for SterlingConnectDirectFTPPlus-Window

Currently, The SterlingConnectDirectFTPPlus-Window is supported until Windows 2012 Server. There is a plan to introduce support for Windows 2019 early next year, and I would like to request support as soon as possible.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 4 Future consideration

File Agent Rule Definition Panel: Capability to use the same arguments in the "process name" field as in "process arguments"

We would like to create a very dynamic approach for the definition of file agent rules using the "monitor subdirecctory feature" and a model for subdirectory structures containing the cdp process file name.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Please add another tool/command to UNIX Connect:Direct : NDMPING which exists on TANDEM Connect:Direct, however not on UNIX Connect:Direct

Please add another tool/command to UNIX Connect:Direct : NDMPING which exists on TANDEM Connect:Direct, however not on UNIX Connect:Direct. It is useful to have NDMPING on UNIX Connect:Direct to help CD Administrators to complete a validation test...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Passwordless login in CDWS

Our connect-direct node is using a passwordless unix user for communicating with our partners node (snode). As of right now (v 6.0.0.3) the Connect:Direct WebServices GUI is requiring password in order to login on our node. There seems to be no w...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Integrate iKeyman with Connect Direct Web Services

IBM Control Center and IBM Connect Direct Secure + both have iKeyman integrated/included with the product. Why isn't this the case for Connect Direct Web Services?
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration