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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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Connect Direct Web Services - API Method for Connect Direct Version

There is currently no API method available to retrieve or GET the Connect Direct Version using the REST API, although this is available the the CDWS Web Console (see attached image). Can this method be considered?
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 5 Planned for future release

ICAP scanning required for files pulled and pushed by Sterling Integrator

Files that are pushed by external vendors are scanned via ICAP protocol in Sterling Secure Proxy. But the files that are pulled by Sterling Integrator are not scanned as they do not pass through SSP. This leaves a big gap in the scanning feature o...
4 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Planned for future release

Condition by node type in safety stock network rules

In a distribution group you can have store nodes or distribution center nodes and sometimes we only need to apply the safety stock to store nodes.
4 months ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Planned for future release

SFG File Size column in Activity

When looking at 'Routes' > 'Activity', one can right-click the column headings and add the 'Size'. However, there is no way to save this setting and it disappears once you log off and log back in. I opened Case TS015174429 and they responded wi...
4 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Failed Outbound exchanges should be retried

A previous RFE requested a solution to retry outbound AS4 one way push exchange where the failure was caused by a HTTP 30xm 40x or 50x error. This was implemented and is working well. This has saved us considerable time and expense by not requirin...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release

The ability to monitor the time frame when no activity has happened.

There are times when Sterling File Gateway gets stuck and stops processing files but no alerts are generated etc. I would like to be able to monitor for no activity and when no activity has been detected in X time to be able to raise and alert/snm...
4 months ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

Add the setting in SSP or PS can redirect incoming traffic to a different adapter after the adapter reaches its maximum session limit

For sftp clients from our external clients, their TCP sessions remain ESTABLISHED even though after users logoff. As a result, the Maximum Session limit of the SFTP adapter will be reached frequently. However, even though the session limit is reac...
4 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 2 Planned for future release

include support for Hong Kong Interbank Clearing - CHATS - in the FinPay PLUS Package

Financial institutions are challenged to ensure validation of an evolving SWIFT rules. In this context, our customers are asking to incude support for CHATS in FinPay PLUS package
5 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 0 Planned for future release

include support for the SWISS Interbank Clearing - EUROSIC in the FinPay PLUS Package

Financial institutions are challenged to ensure validation of an evolving SWIFT rules. In this context, our customers are asking to incude support for euroSIC standard in FinPay PLUS package
5 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 0 Planned for future release

Change in SOA Outbound Security Service to include the Timestamp element in message Signature and Digestive Method Algorithm should be sha256 instead of sha1

SOA Outbound Security changes are requested by NZ Customs and this will add more security to the message that has been transmitted. Changes will be Timestamp should be signed and Digestive Method Algorithm should be sha256. Attached file contains ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Planned for future release