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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...
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...

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Unified Management of Connect Direct & Integrated File Agent

The current process to start/stop Connect Direct (CD) Integrated File Agent (IFA) requires a user to manually edit the init.parm settings each time they start/stop CD. The user has to manually edit the "cdfa.enable" parameter to "y" or "n" to sign...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Not under consideration

Use alias/CNAME for the DNS/IP address in a CD netmap

We have some Connect Direct UNIX for Linux nodes running on AWS ec2 instances. These CD nodes run behind a load balancer. When a new deployment is ran, it is possible for the DNS and IPs of the load balancer may change. Our AWS egineer implemented...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 7 Not under consideration

To Have a configuration which allows teams to consider multi-level sub vendors to create Chained order duringexternalize Inventory

Consider a scenario -We want to externalize inventory which is a Microservice outside OMS. We have a Organization set as below-Enterprise --> Main Vendor -->Local Area Vendor --> Actual store/person who has inventory. In this case with cu...
5 months ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 4 Not under consideration

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.
5 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Not under consideration

AutoMerge feature for every new release

As mentioned by IBM previously that there would be an automerge feature for every release.Can we get an ETA for this as the process is time consuming
5 months ago in Store Engagement / Other 1 Not under consideration

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...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Need Corresponding Release of Vulnerabilities Fixed by Recently Released Patches/Fix Packs

There needs to be planned release(s) of known security vulnerabilities that are addressed in recent patches, i.e. 6.1.2.4 through regular channels (subscribed notifications). That seems to be how they've been released for IBM Sterling products in ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

More than one MQ pool for Sterling B2Bi adaptors

There is a bug in sterling B2Bi websphere mq pool code that means that if you have: multiple qm's (qm A, B, C) connected to the one sterling instance Then one adaptor cannot access one queue manager (e.g. qm A goes down) the whole MQ pool becomes ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Not under consideration

Connect to SMB shares from Sterling B2B Integrator hosted on Unix / Linux

For Sterling Integrator hosted on Unix/Linux OS, there is no direct capability to exchange files with Windows Network Shared folders. The recommended solution from IBM for this is to use a samba client on the Unix/Linux machine and mount the windo...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Extend the use of Perimeter Server to Object Store Client Adapter

If Perimeter Server could support connections made from the Object Store Client Adapter it would be simple for customers to enable a connection and centralizing the entire deployment on the same Sterling platform
6 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration