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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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Google Drive Integration Adapter Service

To enable Sterling Integrator with the capabilities to handle Google Drive services using the out of box Sterling Adapter Services. Which enables to track, manage and handle the Google drive integration easier like other protocol specific file tra...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Future consideration

Control Center Certificate Expiration Warning Notification

The Certificate Expiration warning rule that comes with Control Center produces a warning if a Connect Direct Secure Plus certificate is going to expire within 60 days. However, there is no known notification for Control Center's certificate which...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 8 Functionality already exists

ITX - Expand SERIESTOTEXT function with a delimiter

Currently the SERIESTOTEXT function just concatenates the content of an array which doesn't make it useable in my case. Adding an option for a delimiter like SERIESTOTEXT(Field(s), ",") would make a comma-separated string out of the array which wo...
3 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 2 Functionality already exists

Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network)

There is a requirement from customer to have Secure Connection between Secure Proxy Engine (in DMZ) and SSP Perimeter Server (in Secure Network).
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future 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

encryption of passwords in setup.cfg

There are multiple passwords mentioned in the file setup.cfg - database, truststore, test mode, etc. these passwords are expected to be encrypted as per customers security requirements. Currently these are in plaintext.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release

Update GPM to work with Windows11

The GPM (Graphical Process Modeler) is not working with my new laptop that has Windows11 operating system.
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 0 Future consideration

Ensure failover detection ping from SSP PS can be recognized as such in B2B

These pings are causing literally thousands of errors in our C:D logs on B2B every hour - as the C:D server adapter can see the pings hitting the port but recognizes that they are not valid C:D sessions. A recent health check performed by IBM/Sabr...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Future consideration

PGP Encryption/Decryption of a file with multiple recipients

Trading Partners may encrypt a file using multi-recipient encryption. For instance, they may encrypt a file with our Public PGP key as well as their own key. When we receive that file, we should be able to decrypt using our private key. Symantec a...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Future consideration

Ability to View Message, Put Message, and View Oldest Message in Queues for Prod and Preprod Envs

In QA and DEV under Queue configuration > Queue Processes we have options for -Put message -view message -view oldest message -delete queue -clear queue In Preprod and Prod we only have options for -delete queue - clear queue We cannot troubles...
3 months ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration