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Increase PNUM limit to a much higher value (e.g. 1'000'000'000)

PNUM is actually limited to 99999 for most CD implementations. This is very low and has for effect that pnum can rotate very quickly. ICC is for example relying the grouping of CD events on this Process ID (which is a non sense as it's not unique,...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

C:D Unix Web Interface needs some adjustability for user convenience.

The ability to adjust default settings when using the C:D Unix Web Interface is needed. Current defaults when browsing statistics are lowest-common-denominator, i.e. the viewing of records is limited to 10 by default. Most installations are capabl...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

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

Giving signal to indicate file transfer completed

If a file is trasffered from A to B, normally our customers need a way to confirm whether file transfer is completed. In China, customers will adopt 2 ways, one is creating another signal file, for example, if the transfer a file named a.txt, they...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Transfer folder between C:D nodes

Hope C:D can support transfer the whole folder to anther folder, which include many potential functions such as trasfer folder, whether includes subfolder, filter files via file name rule and create folders in the opposite C:D node. Our local file...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Intrinsic Symbolic Variables for other Connect Direct Platforms

Currently, Intrinsic Symbolic Variables is only available to CD z/OS and CD Windows. This should be made available to other CD platforms as well.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Planned for future release

Secure Connectivity to HP Nonstop C:D Nodes

Currently Control Center doesn't have the capability to logon to HP Nonstop C:D nodes using a secure logon.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Functionality already exists

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

Request Spooler Option print process to include milliseconds in time

Since we've upgraded to the HP Nonstop NS2400 from the S-series, printjobs are hitting the spooler so fast that using the Spooler Optioncreates duplicate filenames at the target server. This causes many jobstransfers to fail due to duplicate names...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 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