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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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Internal system required certificates prevention

We received the alert for expired certificate in email. We mistakenly removed the expired document encryption cert doccrypto2. After we worked with the support and we found out this cert is required and even it is expired. Our problem is if this i...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Future consideration

Enable authentication by token on the Sterling B2B REST API

Seems like currently the B2B REST API only supports authentication of basic type, where username/password is sent in header of get/post/put HTTP call. Can there be a mechanism to authenticate via bearer token? Thanks very much!
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 2 Planned for future release

CDWS: certificate-based authentication to C:D nodes

currently in CDWS Web-GUI user-logon screen it's only possible to login to a C:D node by providing USER-ID + PWD. e.g. https://cdws:9443/cdws-ui/login certificate-based authentication is only available for REST clients according to the documentati...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Container enhancement - Set group to 0

Currently the PEM container expects to be run as pemuser:pemgroup (1011:1011). The files and directories inside the image are owned by 1011:1011. When running on OpenShift, a random user id is used to run the container. This user is not able to ex...

Helm chart enhancement - Resources volume

Currently the PEM helm chart only supports one way to supply the DB driver jar to the application: 1. Statically provisioned PV bound to the PVC created by the helm chart A related application, B2Bi, has a helm chart that provides additional optio...

Enable connection pooling for remote nodes when using CDPLEX

We use the PARSESS ADJACENT.NODE statement to limit parallel sessions from the local node to a remote node based on capacity as agreed with the partner node. When updating our environment to use CDPLEX with multiple server regions, this parameter ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

It's regarding the Product SPE or Config Center - Outbound Envelope Search with the filter Next Envelope

ConfigCenter Envelope Feature Existing: In Outbound Envelope Search scenario in Config Center, there is no option for searching outbound ST/GS envelope with the GS/ISA envelope as Next Envelope. Problem: We have worked on couple of cases where Cus...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Mapping & Translation 2 Future consideration

Sending email updates to stakeholders on env activity

When a deployment or a CDT is carried out on any env in OMoC, the stakeholders of the env needs to be informed by manually sending an email about the activity performed. This process needs to be automated. An email needs to be triggered to the env...
2 months ago in Self Service Tool 2 Future consideration

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...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 4 Under review

JSON Layout Generator

As part of Map Change team we receive requests for JSON map development. JSON maps layout will be differ from typical maps as the expected output is human readable text to store and transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs and arr...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 2 Planned for future release