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Report to pull last accessed/last login time for all partners

There seems to be a lack of reporting on historical activity of users/partners in Sterling to be able to determine if an account is active and when it was last active. I'm currently trying to pull a last login/last accessed timestamp for each user...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Need an ICC report that returns counts of file transfers and total byte counts for a given interval.

I need a report where 1. I can specify a date interval for the report.2. The report should give me an option for detail or summary.3. The detail would give me a list with 4 columns showing the date, the producer partner name, #of files failed or r...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Functionality already exists

Snap-To-Grid Mode

Add a snap-to-grid mode that can be turned on and off to make objects easier to align.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager 0 Not under consideration

Copy/Paste Entire Objects/Dialogs/Tasks (keeping mappings, etc. exactly the same)

Need to be able to copy and paste within PEM.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager 0 Not under consideration

Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS

Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Feature of Looping to be incorporated on Tasks/Dialogs/API calls etc

Feature of Looping needs to be added on Tasks/Dialogs/API calls etc. Instead of stretching the current flows statically, it is always advisable to have dynamic looping feature, which would make the flows scalable. It not only makes the flow scalab...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Other 1 Planned for future release

Notify Sponsor an error has occured for a Partner's activity

When a partner is completing an activity an error can occur. In order for the partner to continue the activity the sponsor must investigate the error, resolve, and notify the partner to continue the activity. Currently, there is no way for the Spo...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Alerting/Notifications 2 Not under consideration

Single Sign On for PEM

Support Single Sign On for PEM to allow integration with identity management systems. This critical to comply with security requirements and verify user/partner identity. From a user experience, this is needed to provide a more seamless client/par...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release

Support Additional methods of smtp authentication

PEM currently only supports basic authentication for SMTP. ( user id, password ). At most, it does allow you to select between smtp and smtps. However, smtp providers have been moving away from basic authentication for some time. PEM does not allo...
about 2 months ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Security 1 Under review

Include native Multi-Factor Authentication against a variety of commercial MFA vendors

There are growing needs for integration with Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. IBM File Gateway as well as IBM Sterling Secure Proxy need to be updated to natively support direct communication with a variety of SSO/MFA solutions with...
2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration