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Make ECHDE ciphers available for Selection in Connect Direct for IBM i

Current only RSA ciphers are available on Connect Direct for IBM in version 3.8. RSA ciphers are not considered deprecated due to ROBOT vulnerability.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 5 Not under consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Security enhancement in GUI: would it be possible to add GUI session timeout parameter which would lock session or log off user ?

this request came from security team/audit, they believe it would improve product security
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 4 Functionality already exists

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...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Option to disable Connect Direct Web Services web page

Current version of Connect Direct Web Services software provides two interfaces - RESTful API and webpage GUI access. Software should allow to disable web GUI access.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

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...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Not under consideration

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1

Need to read/write files to 3rd part encryption format/schema via an I/O exit able to utilize sub processes for the decrypt/encrypt step.

We would be able to read/write to encrypted devices having proprietary formats.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration