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PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...
PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...

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Ability to present 'Action' options to Approver(s) within Workflow Approvals

As an Inventory Controller, when creating some types of Workflow Rules, I would like the ability to add a list of 'options' for the original (1st) Workflow approver to choose from as a part of their approval, that relate to the result of the appro...
about 1 month ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Future consideration

HA Connectivity for Sterling Integrator to Oracle Database and Support Multiple scan address for RACs Scan

Hi Team, We would like to have a feature in sterling integrator to support HA connectivity when connect to oracle Database and also to support multiple scan address for RACs scan. Currently in sterling application we have configured the jdbc conne...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Under review

Replication Statistics For Global Mailbox

Global Mailbox should be able to out-of-the-box provide specific details on replication between DCs. I should be able to easily find out baseline statistics for replication time between servers. I should be able to see counts for how many files ar...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 1 Submitted

Dynamic removal of redundant checkpoint entries

Can the logic behind CKPT.DAYS be extended so that this function in invoked on a regular basis (e.g. daily) instead of only when z/OS Connect:Direct is started? When the checkpoint dataset becomes full, the only way to defragment it or clear out r...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Future consideration

Control Center needs the ability to pull account passwords from a corporate password manager/vault

Due to security requirements and best practices, passwords should be changed periodically and wherever possible, should not be stored on local systems in text/XML files, etc. Control Center should have an option to utilize external Password Vault ...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Planned for future release

Request support for SHA224 hashes to cover entire SHA-2 suite

B2B Advanced Communications currently only supports the following options for digest hash function and signature hash function: MD5 SHA1 SHA256 SHA384 SHA512 The SHA-2 family of hashes specifies support for the following set of hash algorithms: SH...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 0 Planned for future release

Provide option in configuration to set to OOB where OOB recommendations are greater than standard configured Service Level configurations.

This would provide greater availability while saving on purchasing costs, etc.
4 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Not under consideration

Java LTS - SI/B2BI needs a defined roadmap plan for Java Long Term Support adoption (e.g. Java 11 & Java 17)

A path and solid timeline for upgraded Java Long Term Support version adoption needs to be defined for the entire suite of IBM Sterling products. Information Risk Management teams and groups are requiring all applications to migrate and leverage u...
10 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 3

Allow System Certificates to work the same as CA Certificate groups

Currently when we generate a new System Certificate and want to install it to our HTTP Server Adapters, we need to take our environment down and schedule/coordinate the change of the certificates with all our AS2 customers. Not an easy task given ...
2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 3 Under review

Indicate Perimeter Servers which do not have a Service Adapter using it

In Troubleshooter, SI shows the current status of Perimeter Servers. This is the location where users are able to disable/enable the PS. On this same screen, it could also show a count of how many service adapters are using each perimeter server.e...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Not under consideration