Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Administration & Configuration

Showing 31

Please provide an option to retrieve or reset the admin password.

We require a solution to reset or recover the SSP CM admin password, which is essential for exporting and importing configurations across various environments.
3 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Automated way to copy exported SSL conf file from CM to Engine

We use a common SSL certificate for the CM, engine and Jetty web server communications. We export the SSL certificate store file from the CM (via ./configureCmSsl.sh -e file=<export file>) and store that in a location on the server the CM ru...
12 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Need an ability to Stop and Start the SSP Adapters and Engines vis SSPRestAPI.SH and SSPRestAPI.properties

We are building a solution that will allow us to centrally manage all of our estate which includes IBM Sterling Secure Proxy. Currently we can see in the HTTPS webcalls we can see the methods to Start and Stop the adapters it will be good if we ca...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Functionality already exists

Support MQ HA for configuring JMS Topic

The MQ infrastructure at our organisation is set up in a HA topology where we have multiple queue managers. The queue manager name is not provided to applications wanting to connect to the queues with the expectation that they use the default queu...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

BKFS - Centralized administrator User Provisioning for SSP

User accounts created in LDAP must also be created in the following GUIs: SFG, SSP, and Control Center. Ability to centralize/ "one time" provisioning for all Sterling software would simplify the system administration.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Limit CM-BACKUP to Defined Number of Backups

This would benefit all users of SSP who have the configuration managers set to backup on startup within the System Settings CMSystemSettings global tab. Right now SSP creates an unlimited number of backup. This requires users to run separate scrip...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

MyFileGateway Password Policy, expiry prompt and password reset functionality for external users (i.e. LDAP via SSP/SEAS)

Ability to notify password expiry to the external users (i.e. LDAP user) via MFG Ability for external users to be able to reset their LDAP passwords via the MFG UI. Ability to relay the LDAP password policy to the external users via MFG Enforce...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Functionality already exists

RFE for SSP - User Lockout feature

SSP - User Lockout feature. SSP -> Credentials -> User Store -> User Lockout Threshold setting A user account is locked after a specified number of failed login attempts. The number of failed login attempts allowed is defined by the User ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Functionality to correctly support multiple SFTP policies in a netmap

We would like to be able to use several SFTP policy in a single netmap (Adapter) with differret SSH authentication method.It will avoid the usage of several adapapters for each authetication method.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Configuration managment needs to have a schedule and approval process

Changes made in the configuration management interface should require an approval process that could make an external call for validation if needed. This would require a scheduling function as well as an approval process.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration