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Ability to allow Control Center Director to update C:D / File Agent passwords
Many companies, especially financial institutions, have corporate security policies that require all application passwords be updated on a regular basis. In order to do this with the Connect:Direct (C:D) application, a human has to log in to the n...
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows
Remove the need of 'Log on locally' permission for user accounts in Connect:Direct Windows. In our organization providing service accounts with 'Log on locally' permission is picked as a Non-standard security configuration and deviating from our s...
Provide control over who can use the SNODEID parameter
This idea was previously raised for CDz CONDIRECTZ-I-8, however, it was informed by CDz L3 that the enhancement in CDz will not be able to work on remote Distributed CD nodes. Therefore, this request is raised for similar function on distributed p...
CDW services should be running as non-system and non-admin user account
Our security assessment team found an issue with 'System' running CDW services by default. Although IBM allows a service account to run CDW services, it requires this account to be a member of local admin group. Either method causes security conce...
NFS directory restrictions requires world execute permission
Root squash enabled NFS directories cause an issue with C:D requiring world execute permission on every directory in the path when using the upload/download directory parameters. We want to be able to use upload/download restrictions without havin...
CIphers configuration for Connect Direct Web Services
Connect Direct Web Services configuration should allow to limit list of allowed ciphers. Similar functionality is present for protocol configuration under "server.ssl.enabled-protocols”. Support for similar parameter e.g. "server.ssl.enabled-ciphe...
Implement Secure UDP for Connect Direct File Agent
Our internal security standards want all traffic to be encrypted. Currently, File Agent uses standard UDP (SNMP) to send messages to Control Center. The goal is to have this traffic encrypted. We are being told that in a couple years the PCI DSS s...
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