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

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

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.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 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...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Update SNMP support to v3

Security benefits, as per security issues detailed here: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-156A
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

Restore the Cipher.txt functionality

In Connect:Direct v4.1 for Unix and v4.6 for Windows, we use the Cipher.txt file to limit the selection of cipher suites to strong ones so the spcli.sh "Display CipherSuites" command only shows what's allowed in the Cipher.txt file. This good secu...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 0 Not under consideration

synchronize the versions of JRE in Connect Direct

Install agent is packaged with an older version of Java with numerous security vulnerabilities. Main java : $ ./jre/ibm-java-x86_64-80/jre/bin/java -version java version "1.8.0_261" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 8.0.6.15 - pxa6480sr6fp1...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release