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Control Center List processes in Rules

In an environment like ours, we have numerous file transmissions that are monitored by Control Center. There are several process names that we ignore by having a rule where the action = no operation. One option is to build multiple rules that are ...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Have Control Center be able to monitor alternate IP addresses for CD fail over servers

Currently when a CD server is defined on Control Center only one IP address can be listed. We have some failover servers where the name of the Connect Direct is the same, but if the primary goes down and the failover comes up, Control Center canno...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Allow Admin User To Act As Non-Admin User

As a Control Center admin, I can see all activity while signed in with my own credentials. To troubleshoot incidents for other users, it is advantageous to sign in with the same credentials they have so that I can see things from their points of v...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Unhandle Alert

Sometimes mistakes happen. A user may accidentally handle an alert. It would be great if an enhancement was added where as long as the handled alert is still present in the Handled Alerts Monitor, the user could then check that handled alert and s...
9 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

change the time stamp to real time.

Completed processes or file transfers the here is what shown -- can that 30 min ago be changed to the actual end time? It would show 12:38 and not 30 mins ago Ended Type Server Process name Process Jun 19, 2020 (30 minutes ago) C:D NDM...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Add an indicator on the Web Console for Connect Direct that would show as to whether it has Secure + or not

Adding a Secure + indicator to the Web console would be beneficial in that it would provide a more complete picture.
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Queued Process Monitor needs to be updated

There are instances where the queued process monitor shows processes that are sometimes days old. There should be a way to ensure that processes in the Queued Processes are actually running.
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Performance / Usability 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1.2 Web Console - Active Alerts and Queued Activity in One Screen

Prior to 6.1, the Java console can be used to view both Active Alerts and Queued Activity from one screen. However, in 6.1 and above this is not possible in the Web console. The user would either need to open another window or tab and log in a sec...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Filter by Server Group in Active Alerts and Queued Activity in Control Center 6.1.2

Our operators monitor active alerts and queued activity by server group. Doing so from the Web console doesn't seem possible currently. The only alternative I saw is for the user to go to Servers in the menu and then to Server Groups, then select ...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration