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To avoid partial files in distributed systems

If the transfer destination is Windows or Linux, ConnectDirect doesn’t work with temporary files. So, CD starts to write the filename with definitive filename. So, if the transfer fails in the COPY step due to insufficient space or network issue, ...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

compression at the HTTP layer

It would be good to have option like (something like compress="True") to compress the file at HTTP layer, to achieve this do we have any parameter set any of the HTTP Services/adapter level at HTTP Begin Session service/HTTP Client Method service ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

To permit use wildcards in netmap

To permit use wildcards in netmap will be very useful in installations with hundreds of servers with similar naming. Installations are moving to cloud infraestructure and the number of virtual servers are growing up. So you can work today with 20 ...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Logging is needed WHO and WHEN downloaded a file from Sterling Dashboard or FileGateway

When debuging file flows it is useful to see how the file looked before the transformation and how it looks after transformations. Due to compliance reasons on production systems it is necessary to see WHO and WHEN downloaded the file and viewed i...
9 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 1 Not under consideration

Allow segregation of administrators to discrete lists of trading partners

Our organization has multiple business units. We need the ability to assign administrators so that they can make changes to only those accounts assigned to their business unit. Example - Trading partners A, B, and C are assigned to business unit A...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Not under consideration

WTX/ITX Oracle adapter - automatic failover implementation

We are using the WTX/ITX Oracle adapter for our connection with an Oracle Exadata database. In case of database failure, Exadate switch automaticly to the second cluster node. >> Problem : At the switch time, all running maps faile w...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 2 Not under consideration

Option to exclude MAILBOX messages from PurgeAll.sh

We run SI as stateless, but use MAILBOX for B2B communication. We clean up SI once every quarter to improve the performance / response time. The clean up process becomes cumbersome because we have to make sure all MAILBOX messages are backed up un...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Increased character limit of Context Data

Currently, Context Data can only contain 10,281 characters. Some requirements and design require more information to be stored in Context Data. Alternate Solution is to store and retrieve from GenericData Configuration, but it complicates the acti...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Add System Acknowledgment status generated off an outbound communication protocol result

In line with the current System Acknowledgment solution around sending a message back for an outbound transaction with the translation status (SYSACK1) and processing a functional Acknowledgement back from a trading partner for the corresponding o...
5 months ago in Sterling Supply Chain Business Network / Communication Protocols 0 Not under consideration

ICC New datetime field - Custom API

The bank is trying to leverage the ICC SLC process to track whether a file has met its SLC.We are having applications (ie. SFG components and other custom applications) raising MQ events with time stamp to start and end SLC of a file.We then wrote...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Not under consideration