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Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 - Eliminate "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console" Message

Currently if a user is already logged onto the Web console and logs in again, they receive the message "This user is already logged into IBM Control Center web console". We would like to have a way of either turning this message off or customize t...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Sterling Connect:Direct to provide for CCSID 1371 extension (EBCDIC MBCS) support

CCSID 1371 extension is recently working by IBM Globalization Center of Competency to release the reserved area from [wards 4A-4B, 92-C1, E3-FE] to accommodate more Traditional Chinese characters. Sterling Connect:Direct should provide the support...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import

Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User entr...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

A hope about the alt.comm.outbound parameter in the netmap.cfg

A hope about the alt.comm.outbound parameter in the netmap.cfg
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Connect:Direct Sudo Backup/Restore

We install C:D via cdinstall as a user account currently working with C:D for UNIX 4.2. This user account has sudo access to run etc/cdcust so we can perform configurations requiring root privilege. This is great for fresh install and ok for upgra...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Future consideration

Enhancement of ndmapi_connect_c( )

There is an API in CD, it is ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname). But we need a new version of this API. It is like this: ndmapi_connect_c(ERROR_H error, char * ndm_hostname, char * ndm_portname, char *user_na...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

Provide SUBMIT ESF=YES feature for CONNECT:Direct-Unix

On C:D-z/OS, an Extended Submit Facility (ESF) option (syntax is ESF=YES) exists for the SUBMIT command to allow C:D transmission requests to be queued up even when C:D is down on the z/OS system; the requests are executed later when C:D has come ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Performance 0 Future consideration

Document all special characters that are not allowed in a Connect:Direct related password (functional auth, soliddb password)

There are some special characters that will not be accepted in Connect:Direct and IBM has not officially identified these for customers. We need this information.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Future consideration

SMTP connections

We require that the SMTP connection used for notification, to be retried in the event the SMTP server is down. This could be retried x times prior to giving up. Also would it be possible to specify a secondary SMTP server in the event the primary ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration