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PMR 52649,7TD,000 - Unable to see Users and Roles under Access Admin Profile

SCC Admin group must be able to Manage Users and Roles but not have access to ANY other application configurations. Support advised that currently SCC only supports superuser role that has access to EVERYTHING or members can belong to a group that...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Windows Connect:Direct proxy password secure

Wells Fargo is requesting an enhancement to Windows Connect:Direct. Currently when a new user proxy is configured a password has to be entered by the person creating the user proxy. This password, in most cases, is owned by a team other than the N...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Automated pausing of node monitoring.

Automated pausing feature needs to be developed to automatically pause/suspend monitoring of mutiple Connect:Direct node groups during datacetner swithover/failover. WIthin automated process individual nodes or node groups must be configurable. Th...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Remove SEAS dependecny for Control Center to authenticate to Active Directory/LDAP

Will avoid another product dependency to AD/LDAP authentication and this also saves another platform that includes server resources. Once this idea is implemented, customers does not need to maintain another servers for SEAS and resources to main...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Add more functionality to integrate the export/import of individual configuration items with the command line

Currently it is difficult in version 6.1 to export/import individual configuration items in an automated way using a scripted approach, it would be better to have a more granular approach to ease release/migration tasks. For example being able to ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center: statRecordIds File

I've been doing some testing with the statRecordIds file on our test environment. Today I realized that more attention needs to be given to this file. You are probably wondering what do I mean? Here is a possible situation below. A site is running...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add more SUBMIT traps for Control Center for Connect Direct File Agent

Additional SUBMIT traps have been added to Control Center 6.0.0.1 with Connect Direct File Agent 1.4 iFix021 or higher. While some of these are useful, there still is not one available that tells which File Agent rule was updated.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SCC request for Blank Passwords in Functional Authorities/User Proxies

We are using ACF2 for our z/OS security package. As such we have batch accounts specifically for connect direct that are set with no passwords and can only be accessed via other secure JCL procedures. As such we can't manage them via the SCC Confi...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Configuration management should have an approval process for changes

There should be an approval process built into SCC for making changes with the Configure Servers functions. Adding an optional hook to make a call to a change management system for validation would be even better. The change process should include...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration