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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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Pause Monitored File Agents when Monitored CD server is paused

Currently when a CD server is paused and if the File Agent has been stopped, the File Agent shows a down status. When a server is paused, the associated File Agents should be paused as well.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 3 Not under consideration

Setting date parameter in the filename

My company send hundreds of reports to our customers on a daily basis. When trying to schedule this within ConnectDirect we found we were unable to set the filename mask to use a date other then today. All of our reports are dated yesterday, as th...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 4 Not under consideration

Order hub to include an order/shipment level attribute to filter the orders and shipments to be considered for workspace

Enterprises require to filter out certain orders/shipment where there are fulfillment manatgers resposinsible for a captergory of orders. The Orders and shipments are to have a filter attribiues that should be populated by implementation.
about 1 year ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 1 Not under consideration

Show number of records for Block-Mode-Transfers

This Enhancement Request is created following Case TS011846040 (Wrong Statistic Records in File Transfer between C:D for z/OS and C:D for UNIX) The problem is that the number of records is shown as 0 on the sending side in the Statistics for a ...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Add capability to Connect:Direct to work around undesirable DVIPA behavior

We'd like to request a new initialization parm for Connect:DIrect (CD) to disable outbound TCP connection establishment until after the DTF opens its TCP listener ports. Our DTFs both send traffic and listen for traffic. We have had situations whe...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Include PREV link for pagination in the BTS Trace API

With the API as it is right now we can only page forward. If we would like to go backward we would need to store all the previous links on a stack, which makes the API not really stateless. Since you already provide the NEXT link would it be possi...
about 1 year ago in SCIS Transparent Supply Application 0 Not under consideration

Allow Pallet Receiving

The application currently supports receiving at the shipment level and container level, only leaving out pallet. The reason is not clear. Receiving should be allowed at all levels.
about 1 year ago in Store Engagement / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Supporting AUTH TLS for FTPS Port 21

Enable AUTH TLS on FTPS Transfer. Current version of SI 6.1.2 doesn't support AUTH TLS. This was a request from an external vendor to enable AUTH TLS for secured transfer.
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Not under consideration

Include validation for T2S messages in ITX for Financial Payments pack PLUS

With ISO20022 requirements that need to be adopted in the upcoming year, banks need to validate MX T2S messages as well. The current ITX FinPay PLUS package doesn't include the related xsd's. A sample message can be provided if needed. Can the nex...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / B2Bi Mapping & Translation 1 Not under consideration

Partner Level Authentication

We are starting to see more and more customers want to move to SSH Key only auth, however, we are not set to that today, nor are all of our customers ready/willing to make that switch. Since the authentication requirement is set at a system level,...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Not under consideration