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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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SFG API service to update Known Host Key

The current infrastructure in our org has close to 50k SFTP remote profiles configured and for almost 30% of them the known host key has to be renewed every 3-6 months or so. The current API services do not allow updates to be made to a known host...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

Bulk export maps from ConfigHub/ConfigCenter

Currently we dont have any option to export all maps (.mxl) from ConfigHub or Config Center. It is a TDS task to support and implementations teams to download all the maps one by one. By implementation this we can save a lot of time. Now a days cu...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Other 0 Future consideration

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

Insights into the failed messages on inflight Dashborad

Details of Ask •Able to gain insights into failed transactions, facilitating further categorization and grouping of failures by their error types to pinpoint unique errors. Example: Total Translation failures 100: i) Mandatory data missing: 50 (Ma...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS 2 Future consideration

Capability to suppress emails as part of onboarding partners

As part of the partner onboarding when a customer wants to onboard partner to PEM emails notification on the onboarding status gets generated. We currently dont see any configurable options to control the behavior of the application. So customer w...
4 months ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Alerting/Notifications 1 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...
6 months ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration

Configuring the SEAS to only respond with (UserID & Destination Indicator) in response to SSP and forward the Authentication request (Password/SSH Key) aganist/to Sterling integrator local store?

The process/flow will follow the below steps from (User to SSP to SEAS to SI) Step 1 - User Authentication request comes from SSP layer to SEAS; Step 2 - SEAS validates the user against connected AD and return only "UserID/Username && Dest...
over 3 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Global Mailbox aged documents or orphan file deletion

On a B2B Integrator software, where HighAvailability is not needed, the payload storage is on shared drive with a simple directory path /opt/b2bsi/documents/2024/01/..... the path has a linear map towards the payload storage. Even if payload gets ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 5 Future consideration

Displaying all Map names in inflight

inflight always shows only one map name (Translation map) even though there are multiple maps involved in the flow. In large scale projects, where is the flow is complex, we tend to use more maps to satisfy the requirements of the Customer/Partner...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Other 0 Future consideration

Sterling Connect:Direct Windows supporting S3 file transfer

Currently, Sterling CD Unix supports file transfers to S3 bucket and however, Sterling CD Windows does not support file transfers to S3 bucket. As CDW doesn't support S3 bucket file transfers, this is causing the teams to proceed with alternative ...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration