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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...
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...

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Show actual SFTP error in status report

Sterling 6.0 and up, in some cases, has replaced useful, specific SFTP error messages in the status report with vague ones that require diving into logs to troubleshoot. For example, if the host key is wrong when connecting to a partner, this is w...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Is a defect

Compliance for SWIFT members with MFA for internal users

In relation to the SWIFT Customer Security Programme, the Customer Security Controls Framework V2023, there is a mandatory requirement for relevant in scope components to implement and maintain Multi-Factor Authentication when internal operators’ ...
12 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 0 Under review

AS4 flow resiliency updates

Enhancements: Alerting mechanism to identify if the messages stuck in Kafka queue. Increase the number of retries to other Network if there are any network failure's causing the messages stuck in Kafka queue.
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Communication Protocols 1 Not under consideration

Allow to use two wildcards in SFTP Client LIST service

We would like to pick up files from our partners using two wildcards in RemoteFileName field in SFTP Client LIST and SFTP Client GET services.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

CreateNewAS2Relationship API - Improve performance of the API to match that of previous versions using shell script / BP approach

RFE: CreateNewAS2Relationship API Improve performance of the API to match that of previous versions. There was a security fix (IT40683) implemented in B2Bi v6.0.3.7 that was merged up through v6.1.1.3, then v6.1.2.2 impacting AS2 Relationships API...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 0 Submitted

Enhance the product to charge/settlement based on the authorized amount and authorization id mapping

The following is the issue scenario Line 1 – Authorized (individual auth id) along with shipping charge (Authorized -individual auth id). Shipped and invoiced Line 2 – Authorized with auth id. As part of the settlement, a single charge record is o...
9 months ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 1 Not under consideration

Add the setting in SSP or PS can redirect incoming traffic to a different adapter after the adapter reaches its maximum session limit

For sftp clients from our external clients, their TCP sessions remain ESTABLISHED even though after users logoff. As a result, the Maximum Session limit of the SFTP adapter will be reached frequently. However, even though the session limit is reac...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 1 Under review

Wildcards to send PDS datasets to Linux/Windows directories

Actually it's not possible to send PDS members from CDzOS to CDLinux or CDWindows, using wildcards, f.i. USER.PDS.DSN(*) to /user/path/*. We have several applications that are using other products like XCOM or MQFTE, and with these products it's p...

External Purge Memory settings are inconsistent between Windows and Linux/Unix and changing the memory settings is complicated

It is very confusing that Xmx for Ext Purge on Windows defaults to 512m no matter what the Noapp is tuned for. However on linux/Unix the -Xmx for External Purge is pulled from whatever the Noapp is set for. This is very inconsistent and can cause ...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Putting a limit for number of files being transferred in some time

we have decided to apply a limit on few of the partners not to dump more than 1000 files in 30 minutes. Otherwise they keep on dumping tonns of files in very short time (like 20 to 30 mins) which ends up consuming all the resources by this partner...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration