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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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Monitoring, Alerting and Reporting capabilities not available

Monitoring: The only way to investigate the status/traffic of a specific connection is accessing the Event and Audit log files located in the SSP server. This has a deep impact on the usability of the product making the operation activities of Sup...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Report to pull last accessed/last login time for all partners

There seems to be a lack of reporting on historical activity of users/partners in Sterling to be able to determine if an account is active and when it was last active. I'm currently trying to pull a last login/last accessed timestamp for each user...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Sterling Control Center does not show the process number of a Sterling Integrator business process

Sterling Control Center does not display the Connect:Direct process numbers from a Sterling Integrator business process going through the CDSA. This is because the process number is actually not passed from Sterling Integrator to Control Center. T...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

json sterling mapper

Not able to do EDI into JSON or JSON to JSON for any new tech modernization
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

SFG Utlization and Consumption KPI's

We are trying to explore consumption KPI's of the environment. At a high level, how to obtain correlation between file transfers volume/size with over all resources consumption ? - Build trend visualizations showing weekly consumption - cpu/memory...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Reporting 2 Future consideration

Add capability to hard fail SSL error processes

When an SSL handshake error occurs, the process is placed in HO ER status. This does not trigger the same error alerts as file transfer failures when the process is pushed into HO ER status. If the same alert triggering would occur from session se...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Total of files sent to a specific partner (Report)

Customer wants to know the total of files sent to a specific partner in a period.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 1 Future consideration

osa.rest.url Parameter needs to be able to handle multiple url's

Currently the osa.rest.url can only have one url. The Control Center Director may have multiple event processors. If the event processor (EP's) url that is referenced in the osa.rest.url parameter is down, then those events will not get to the oth...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 0 Future consideration

Control Center Director/Monitor - Updating Key and Trust store databases

Currently in order for CCM/CCD to be "aware" of change made to the key and/or trust store databases, the event processors (application) must be down. The configCC.bat/sh must be run in order to make CCM/CCD aware of the changes. There needs to be ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Traffic Throttle Mechanism per User/Customer in SFG

There was an instance when a customer uploaded huge number of files every second due to an issue on the customer side which broke the system on our side. We have a traffic throttle mechanism requirement where we can throttle the traffic in SFG pe...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration