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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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compression at the HTTP layer

It would be good to have option like (something like compress="True") to compress the file at HTTP layer, to achieve this do we have any parameter set any of the HTTP Services/adapter level at HTTP Begin Session service/HTTP Client Method service ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

data anonymization/masking (typetree attribute + test mode)

There are 2 requirements that lead to this idea: 1.) external requirements like GDPR force us to anonymize/pseudonymize data in non-production environments2.) A-B-testing would be much easier if we can mask dynamic attributes (e.g. timestamps) T...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 2 Not under consideration

Feature to close bulk PEM Portal and Provisioner Activities

Currently, each activity or rollout has to be manually and separately closed. During development, Unit Testing, and UAT cycles lots of activities are created. There should be a way in PEM to bulk close Portal and Provisioner activities based on fi...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 0 Not under consideration

referenced TypeTree (parts)

You can build one TypeTree or one strucutre and can use it for example as part of choice-group in another TypeTree. Everybody that use TypeTree as a kind of central unit and have to reuse these structures in other interfaces will benefit.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 2 Not under consideration

Include native Multi-Factor Authentication against a variety of commercial MFA vendors

There are growing needs for integration with Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. IBM File Gateway as well as IBM Sterling Secure Proxy need to be updated to natively support direct communication with a variety of SSO/MFA solutions with...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

Password Vault support for CD web Services

This is to add to CD Web Services integration with Password Vault to avoid storing passwords inside the application. That should include "admin" user as well. Currently CD Web Services allows for cert-based authentication (for API) or user/passwor...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 2 Not under consideration

CD Requestor for Connect Direct UNIX

There needs to be a way within a Connect Direct UNIX environment to validate a process script without having to copy it on a Windows system and using CD Requestor there. It would be great if CD Requestor or something similar was to be implemented ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Ability to Add, delete, Update Servers and Ability to Add, delete, Update Metadata Rules & Metadata Actions through API

We need ability to perform below configurations in Control Center through API interface - Add, update, delete a server to control center Add, update, delete a server group to control center Add, update, delete a Metadata Rule to control center Add...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / APIs & SDKs 0 Not under consideration

DB2 HADR (ACR) support for ICC and underlying COGNOS

DB2 Clustering (HADR) is well accepted in the DB2 community. SFG has recently added support for the ACR (Automatic Client Reroute) functionality to take advantage of DB2 clusters perss this link:SFG_with_ACR SCC support for DB2 clusters is also ...
about 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Not under consideration

Reports created in Cognos should be able to be scheudled and managed in SCC

The integration of Cognos has provided unending options for generating reports but anything created in Cognos is not visible to SCC for scheduling or management/modification through the GUI.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 1 Not under consideration