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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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Code Lists Should Be Searchable

Code Lists should be searchable. It looks like this was done for PEM code lists (https://watsonsupplychain.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/PEM-I-114) but the same functionality was not given to B2Bi. Please remedy!
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

We'd like to propose the introduction of support for configuring multiple Netmap entries for mailboxes that require access from multiple IP ranges.

A partner requires IP restrictions for their mailbox. However, their access originates from multiple locations, resulting in connections from various IP addresses. Unfortunately, the current version of Secure Proxy Engine doesn't support associati...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Onboarding 0 Submitted

AWS Adapter Enhancements

Enhancement list for AWS adapter includes the following: 1) perimeter server support 2) begin/end session functionality 3) managing credentials in SFG profile (obscuring creds requires that a script is run on the credentials before entering into S...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 3 Future consideration

Dynamic removal of redundant checkpoint entries

Can the logic behind CKPT.DAYS be extended so that this function in invoked on a regular basis (e.g. daily) instead of only when z/OS Connect:Direct is started? When the checkpoint dataset becomes full, the only way to defragment it or clear out r...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Future consideration

Expand PCM correlation to allow bigger datasets of key and value pairs

PEM Standard / Partner Community Manager Correlation requirements Customer has a use case where they will be processing large files in B2B via PCM and using ITX for translation. Translation will be outputting correlation data. The high-water mark ...
3 months ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 0 Submitted

JsontoXml out of box service.

Currently JsonToXml service converts a Json data file to respective xml format and stores the xml file in Filesystem under <Install-dir>/bin/output.xml. Parallelly it creates a tag called <output></output> with the xml data insi...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Enable end users to replay their own files WITHOUT giving them any other administrative permissions.

End users often need to have files replayed due to various intermittent SFG error conditions. Allowing these users to replay their own files saves them time and saves SFG administrators the effort required to replay these files
almost 5 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 6 Not under consideration

Provide option in configuration to set to OOB where OOB recommendations are greater than standard configured Service Level configurations.

This would provide greater availability while saving on purchasing costs, etc.
5 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Not under consideration

AWS S3 service to look specific folder files in a Bucket

In latest Sterling Integrator AWS S3 service is returning a list of files from all folders in a bucket, there is no option to look for a specific folder files . It would really help customer if IBM considers this enhancement request and get it dev...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 8 Future consideration

Having a sorting feature for the columns in the Call Center application

Users would be able to sort columns, which would increase their productivity
about 2 months ago in OMS - Call Center 1 Not under consideration