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Usability

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Control Center to provide a traffic summary report with total number of files sent/received by a customer/vendor/partner.

We could use a feature in Control Center where it tracks the total number of transfers by endpoint or partner. We have a business need to know how many transfers we completed with a partner for a given month.
2 days ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Submitted

Ability To Test Actions

After setting up an Action, you are unable to test it without adding it to a rule, and then manually triggering the rule. This is very time consuming when you're trying to verify configuration of the action. I would like there to be a test button ...
4 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Under review

Ad Hoc Report Functionality

In version 6.1.3 and earlier when a report is run, the user has the option to keep/download in different versions such as pdf, xls, csv, etc and to email the report. However, in version 6.2, this ad hoc functionality has been removed. While an ad ...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Make timestamps for events more readable

Currently, when browsing Control Center for any given server, when viewing Processes, File Transfers, Alerts, Events, or Completed File Agent Activity, the timestamps for the last 24 hours of processes are given in how much time has passed since t...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Report duplicated entries in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg

Currently Control Center does not report duplicated entries added to netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg Connect Direct config files. This causes ambiguity. Duplicates can be reported by cfgcheck on the server but there is no possibility to discover/edit/dele...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

Add slc notes to be displayed as part of an SLC alert

A note section was added to Control Center slc's as part of an enhancement request. This is very useful and beneficial to the team that is responsible for monitoring Control Center alerts. However, the team is asking if the notes could be part of ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Future consideration

Improve Control Center Rule Administration

In Control Center 6.2 rule administration can only be done via the Web console. If a new rule or an existing rule is updated that contains a list of servers, there is not a pick list. There is a search, but each server the user wants to select can...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

User should be able to use variable in Send email >To field under the action.

Currently, we are only able to provide mail ids only when we create the action in Control Center Monitor. IN our project, we are using meta data and we want to use the meta data variable in Send email so that as per server, email should get to own...
8 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Ability to pass custom alerts to SCC from B2Bi

This is for the ability to send custom alerts to SCC from B2Bi/SFG systems. A service should be designed for use in business processes to allow information to be passed into SCC.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Eliminate the compatibility issue between ICC and Dynatrace monitoring.

The compatibility issue between ICC and Dynatrace prevents use of Control Center Webconsole. Only remediation is to disable the Dynatrace UI agent on the application node. We use Dynatrace for monitoring of all our Sterling Infrastructure and woul...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 2 Future consideration