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Usability

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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,...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Check the Write permission on Destination folder without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target folder on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Echo" test...
6 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Wildcard Copy to and from Cloud Object Stores

With many customers now moving to the cloud, sending receiving multiple files at a time from the object store is a mandatory requirement for many of our customers and without this support, they are preferring using S3 copy / data sync.
12 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

CD Unix- CODEPAGE with "iconv -c" or substitution char

When CODEPAGE parameter is used for a transfer, iconv api is used internally by CD to codepage traduction in CDUnix-Linux and CDzOS (CDWindows doesn't use iconv, it's using Microsfot's API mlang.dll). When in the content of the source file there i...
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 8 Functionality already exists

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...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

To avoid partial files in distributed systems

If the transfer destination is Windows or Linux, ConnectDirect doesn’t work with temporary files. So, CD starts to write the filename with definitive filename. So, if the transfer fails in the COPY step due to insufficient space or network issue, ...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 4 Not under consideration

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...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 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.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Future consideration

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...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Not under consideration