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Allow CDPlex to utilize the SERVER/NODE name in Redirect vs. IP Address

In the current architecture of CDPlex, REDIRECT parameters allow for the distinction between internal (trusted) remote nodes and external (non trusted) remote nodes. When a request comes into CDPlex and a target SERVER is selected, either an inter...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct netmap may contain only 3 addresses on HP Nonstop

Hello, Today on unix, mainframe or windows the number of alternate ip addresses that we may enter in a netmap definition is unlimited. On HP Nonstop (not HP-UX), we are limited to 3 hostnames or ip addresses (the documentation says: IPADDR=ip.addr...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Add an Admin ID for CD UNIX Installations

Currently CD UNIX can be installed under another ID. However, during a particular step of the installation process, the root password is required. Can an administrative ID be added to the CD UNIX installation that has the appropriate access needed...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Reporting available for Secure+ data within Connect Direct 4.1x and 4.2x

I am being tasked with providing numbers on a monthly basis on how many remote nodes I have configured for Secure+ on each of my supported servers. I need to be able to detect in the nodes subdirectory which of the nodes are set up for Secure+ by ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 2 Not under consideration

Change how CDW Statistics are gathered

I propose that a change be made to the CDW software to be able to gather CDW Statistics reports in the same format as is used by CDU.We can keep the current CDW Statistics report format desired.This need not be done through the Requester - this co...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

add HELP icon to the Sterling Connect:Direct applications that will direct the customer directly to the Support Request tool

support vets many customer complaints about the IBM.com website. If we add some direct links into the products the customer uses, like a SUPPORT TICKET link to the SR tool, this defuses customer hostility to the web site.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Need a strongly named (signed) version of ConnectDirectSDK

We need a strong named (signed) version of ConnectDirectSDK.dll (and dependencies) to be consumed by a signed .NET assembly.I was surprised to be told by your support team that you do not already a code signed version of these dlls (is this actual...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Unique Variable for Connect:Direct Windows

During heavy load it happens that Connect:Direct processes submitted at the same time produce identical timestamp values that are used for target filenames.Also the %PRAND variable in Connect:Direct Windows returns the same value within the same m...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct API Independent From C:D Server

We are attempting to use Control Center to manage our instances of C:D and Control Center connects via the C:D API. Some of C:D instances sit in different datacenters behind a load balancer in an active/inactive state. We would like to be able to ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Allowing command line editing of the CD File Agent configuration

There is a need within the Treasury to be able to script password changes to Connect Direct File Agents. Currently there is no documented way to accomplish this outside of using the GUI.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration