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Unicode support for SAP IDOC flatfiles

According to the PMR 69372,082,000, Gentran:Server for Windows does not support Unicode for SAP flatfile IDOCs. The enhancement request is to add Unicode support for SAP IDOCs that are created as flatfile format.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Gentran & Gentran:Director / Usability 0 Future consideration

support the %U file name convention in process control

support the %U file naming convention in process control. The customer requests supporting %U in the File Name field (under the Command field which contains GDW_Audit_Rpt for example) in Process Control. Customer - Tommy Vinson tvinson@piolaxusa.com
about 5 years ago in Sterling Gentran & Gentran:Director / Other 0 Future consideration

Allow GSW to print to multiple printers in a non-distributed environment

Currently Gentran:Server for Windows only prints to the default printer (in a non-distributed environment). This request would allow the user to select any registered printer to print depending on the type of document to be printed. In addition th...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Gentran & Gentran:Director / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SEAS Logging Update - User Account/Key Auth

We have SEAS pointing to an LDAP for authentication. When a user account fails to authenticate via SSH public/private key, the logs show that failure in 'error' mode, but that line does not contain the useraccount that failed to log in. We can onl...
about 5 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Future consideration

Control Center (6.0): Enhance SLC Summary Report

Currently, the only SLC report available in Control Center is the SLC Summary Report. I would like to be able to specify a particular server and get the number of process that are monitored on slcs. This functionality is not currently available. B...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Control Center: statRecordIds File

I've been doing some testing with the statRecordIds file on our test environment. Today I realized that more attention needs to be given to this file. You are probably wondering what do I mean? Here is a possible situation below. A site is running...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add more SUBMIT traps for Control Center for Connect Direct File Agent

Additional SUBMIT traps have been added to Control Center 6.0.0.1 with Connect Direct File Agent 1.4 iFix021 or higher. While some of these are useful, there still is not one available that tells which File Agent rule was updated.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center: Add Free Text Field tab for slc's

Please add a tab to Control Center slc's where slc managers can enter free text. It could allow them to add instructions/additional information.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

SCC request for Blank Passwords in Functional Authorities/User Proxies

We are using ACF2 for our z/OS security package. As such we have batch accounts specifically for connect direct that are set with no passwords and can only be accessed via other secure JCL procedures. As such we can't manage them via the SCC Confi...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Configuration management should have an approval process for changes

There should be an approval process built into SCC for making changes with the Configure Servers functions. Adding an optional hook to make a call to a change management system for validation would be even better. The change process should include...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration