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Single Sign On for IBM Control Center using IBM Sterling Secure Proxy

Implementation of Single Sign On for IBM Control Center using IBM Sterling Secure Proxy, similar to myfilegateway for Sterling File Gateway for external trading partners : In a IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Global Implementation, for a external t...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Display actual time instead of elapsed time for recent completed transfers

When trying to pinpoint when a transfer happened for troubleshooting, or any other reason, it would be a lot better if the time was displayed instead of 47 minutes ago or 2 hours ago...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Add Window Tolerance in Minutes capability

Currently in Control Center slc window tolerance, the value is in hours. Although a window tolerance of zero can be selected, a user may want a tolerance that is less than one hour, but not zero. There may be a need to monitor a file for timelines...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Ability to handle all queued process at one time.

Today in ICC when files queued up in "Queued process" It need to be handled manually to move to completed process. Then the process would be eligible for purging. Latest version of ICC 6.1.2.1 will allow user to handle queued process / page. If cu...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Add the ability to remove trusted certificates from Connect Direct Secure + managed servers using Control Center

Currently, Control Center allows the user to import a trusted certificate. However, it would be extremely beneficial if the authorized user could also remove unneeded or expired certificates using Control Center.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Sterling Control Center Having an alert on unhandled alerts

Can Control Center generate an alert if a previous alert is not marked as handled if x amount of time has expired?
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Control Center Email Action Ehancement

I recently learned that in a Control Center email action, if the body of the email action is left blank, it will return all of the available variables for the rule parameters you have set. I did some testing where I removed all of the variables I ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

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 ...
almost 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...
almost 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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration