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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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Password less and password based authentication

Problem: We have trading partners using one CDNode that may have aCDProcess using either snodeid=(id,password) or snodeid=(id) or nosnodeID. When a snodeid=(id,password) is sent, we use SEAS goingto a Directory Server. The backend server is B2Bi a...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 0 Future consideration

SSP Custom User Roles

Right now SSP currently allows for two user roles (Admin, Operator)within the application. We would like to be able to create custom roles based on specific user requirements so exact permissions can be assigned.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Future consideration

SSP Welcom Page *make change to force 1st time users to change password.

Looking for solution in SSP welcome page for HTTPS users to be forced to change password on initial login. Current versions don't account for attribute in LDS/AD if the account is defined with attribute of expired.. Allowing the user / password to...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Future consideration

SSP Rest Monitoring

We would like to track the engine and detailed per engine adapter status through Rest. This data is available on the viewEngineStatusAllMonitor.jsp page when logging in through the browser but not through the current rest interface.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

Steling Secure Proxy new feature request for password reset/forgot password.

System : SSPActor: User needing to change a forgot password. SSP currently does not support forgot password or password reset self service functionality. Need to add this feature on SSP Description: During the initial on boarding of a partner id w...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Functionality to correctly support multiple SFTP policies in a netmap

We would like to be able to use several SFTP policy in a single netmap (Adapter) with differret SSH authentication method.It will avoid the usage of several adapapters for each authetication method.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

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

SSH Support Through SSP As A Forward Proxy

During recent joint discussions a gap in the SSP protocol stack has been identified whereby outbound SSH connections (i.e. supporting SFTP and SCP) are not supported. In order to enforce a More Secure to Less Secure network, whereby the network ho...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Future consideration

Add successful security handshake information to the audit log

Add information to the SSP audit log regarding what was negotiated during a successful security handshake. For SSL/TLS this would include the protocol version(SSLv3.0, TLSv1.0, etc.), the cipher agreed upon and the client source IP. For SFTP/SSH t...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 0 Future consideration

Need Gentran 5.3.1.4 to support Oracle Database 12C

System: Gentran 5.3.1 (patch level 4)Actor: Oracle database All of the Oracle databases in our organization are being upgraded to Oracle 12C. Gentran 5.3.1 does not support Oracle 12C. In order to stay current and allow our DBAs and support teams ...