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Have C:D log the expiration date of certificates it receives

Today, when C:D calls out to a remote server, it logs some details about the certificate it received. It would be nice if it also logged the expiration date. This would allow us to write, say, a Perl script to scan the logs once a day looking for ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Supoprt for HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System)

What version of Sterling Connect:Direct Linux/Windows will support Hadoop HDFS? Do you have any release date? I found similar thread at https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=65228 but I didn't see any updates. T...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS

Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Add C:D support for Windows 11

Windows 11 nor Windows Server 2022 is not supported by C:D Windows 6.x series.
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Audit Log for File Agent

Please add an audit log to Connect Direct File Agent. Preferably, this audit log would track all changes made to a File Agent configuration. This would include all items on the File Agent tab to include watched directories, etc. It would also incl...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Enchance Connect:Direct for OS390 to support PDS to PDSE object-type dataset transfer

Connect:Direct cannot perform PDS to PDSE object-type dataset COPY.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Document all special characters that are not allowed in a Connect:Direct related password (functional auth, soliddb password)

There are some special characters that will not be accepted in Connect:Direct and IBM has not officially identified these for customers. We need this information.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Unique Variable for Connect:Direct Windows

During heavy load it happens that Connect:Direct processes submitted at the same time produce identical timestamp values that are used for target filenames.Also the %PRAND variable in Connect:Direct Windows returns the same value within the same m...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Native Variables in Connect:Direct Unix

We currently use some of the native Connect variables in: Windows for Windows, Windows for Mainframe, and Windows for UNIX. However, we need to use these same variables from a UNIX server and we are having problems. Examples:% SUBDATE1 and% SUBTIM...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Future consideration

HP-Nonstop Connect:Direct Maxdelay

Request for Maxdelay feature in C:D HP NonStop. To wait for the completion of a submit statement or interval time completes.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration