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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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Sterling Filegateway - Disable the Known host key validations for Outbound sftp connections ( StrictHostKeyChecking=no )

Hello - Checking, for the SFG outbound sftp client connections - if the known host key validations will be turned-off or make them dynamically added. this way we can get rid off the BP's that will fail in the steps for each occurrence when a partn...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 0 Future consideration

Hide Recommended (Export) ROP, Recommended (Export) ROQ fields for MTC/OPS User Role

• As part of Item request feature roll out, end users (maintenance planners) will now need to submit item requests (stock level change requests) in MRO IO. More than 500 end users will now have read only access to MRO IO. • As we all know material...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Provide scripting option to import, export, and deploy CDT xml files

The ssctl command can be used to upload and deploy customizations jar files. It would be nice to expand the functionality of this command to support the upload, download, import, export, and deployment of CDT xml files. This would enable automatio...
over 1 year ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration

Designing a notification system - The Bell and notification centre window

Having a notification system could be useful in following areas: 1- Incoming request notifications, for example, notifications for workflow review requests which are assigned to a user to take an action on 2- Notification for action taken, for ex...
over 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Support Additional methods of smtp authentication

PEM currently only supports basic authentication for SMTP. ( user id, password ). At most, it does allow you to select between smtp and smtps. However, smtp providers have been moving away from basic authentication for some time. PEM does not allo...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Security 1 Future consideration

Allow user to override Change History for Code List versions

Currently, the number of codes is saved in "Change History" for each version. However, there are times when several versions are created for testing purposes. Having the ability to put a meaningful description (like we do for maps) would be very u...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Access to multiple mailboxes from one MFG user

The ability to log onto MFG as a user and to be able to navigate to other user's mailboxes, security permitting. This would enable third parties to send files using MFG to their mailboxes and a number of other users to use MFG to see and download ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Bandwidth Limiting Policies on HTTP Server adapters

The " Bandwidth Limiting Policies" implemented for FTP and SFTP should be extended to HTTP. I.e. maximum session per User to prevent the User to have more than one simultaneous session.
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 0 Future consideration

File Retention in Mailbox Post File Download in MyFileGateway 2.0

In the current state, MyFileGateway 2.0 does not allow for a file to remain in the mailbox post download. Looking for an option for files to not be invalidated/archived and remain in the mailbox for a pre-specified amount of days.
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 0 Future consideration

Monitoring Dashboard Exposed for Clients

When working with our IBM partners, there was a tool that the team used for monitoring system health. We have implemented Sterling Inventory Visibility for our website (9/27/22). However, there is trepidation in the team as we have no way to see h...
over 1 year ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Future consideration