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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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The Partner Community Manager CM_CoreProcess has hard coded typing maps which limits our ability to extend functionality of the framework

The latest version of PCM comes with the typing map list in CM_CoreProcess hard coded. This means adding, removing and updating the typing list requires modification of a built in process. Not only will this BP be overwritten in future losing all ...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Workflows 0 Submitted

Codesets caching in hipaa healthcare pack

We want some kind of caching mechanism in the hipaa healthcare pack, so instead of calling the database (for SNIP 5 rules) each time the map is called, it should cache the codeset values from DB.
about 1 month ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Compliance 0 Under review

MyFileGateway LDAP Support

Currently we have multiple MyFileGateway users that we create, delete and update on a regular basis when new customers join the organisation. The accounts that access MyFileGateway are manually created and there is a large operational overhead on ...
4 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 5 Needs more information

Allow PROPGATE.DSNTYPE=YES to work while PROPAGATE.SMSCLASS=(COND or YES,NO,NO) for PDSEs

Why is it useful? It will respect the source dataset’s DSNTYPE and allocate the dataset with the correct DSNTYPE. Who would benefit from it? Any z/OS platform that has ACS routines that do not override a user’s requested DSNTYPE. How should it wor...
18 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Submitted

Have the ability to import a public and secret key ring into native PGP for B2Bi.

I believe that this functionality would be useful for the user community to be able to import an entire key ring (both public and secret) instead of having to import the keys individually.
about 1 month ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Submitted

We are looking to capture KPI metrics from SFG in terms of max/min file size, cpu/memory usage

We are generating key monthly usage metrics from SFG. Here are some sample metrics.... Max/min file size Max/Min/Avg CPU Max/Avg memory Usage by protocol
2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Improvements to JMS monitoring screen in SST

I'll attach my suggestion / queries in a docx as it includes some pictures. In summary, since the move to the new JMS monitoring we have some questions and suggestions for how it could be improved, in particualr on the Queue depth graph and the qu...
2 months ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration

Ability to invoke a BP in a specific queue other than its default queue

In order to prioritize processing of certain transactions over others in common BP's it would be useful if we were able to specify a specific queue for an Async BP to be invoked in rather than have it invoked in its default queue.
11 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Under review

Sterling Connect:Direct on RHOS on IBM Power

Support for Sterling Connect:Direct on RHOS on IBM Power is essential for technology modernization initiatives to support flexible deployment methodologies and technology strategies. This would benefit customers running Sterling Connect:Direct on ...
19 days ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Not under consideration

OAuth support for HTTP Server Adapters

Currently HTTP Server Adapters in Sterling B2B Integrator only support basic authentication. It would be good if we can have OAuth authentication natively in B2Bi as OAuth is currently an industry standard for Authentication and Security and most ...
about 1 month ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release