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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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SSP-Configuration Manager: Inadequate Cross-Site Request Forgery Implementation

We use the Sterling Secure proxy application, in conjunction with the Sterling Integrator application, in our Managed File Transfer environment. A penetration test was conducted on our SSP-CM application (v3.4.2) in July 2016, and this brought to ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Delivered

Block users from attempting authentication at the Secure Proxy level

We have a Secure Proxy engine that is exposed to the internet. As such we are subjected to a large number of "probing" login attempts from usernames such as "root", "admin", etc. All of our login attempts are passed to a Sterling External Authenti...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

Support for Windows 2012 R2

Windows 2012 R2 should be add Gentran:Server system requirements.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Gentran & Gentran:Director / Installation & Upgrade 0 Delivered

Ability to reject user access at proxy before authentication check

We would like the ability to create a proxy filter (blacklist) to block unknown user names that result in failed authentication attempts. Many of these attempts come from both domestic and foreign nations, so IP whitelisting is not useful to restr...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Delivered

SEAS Command Line

Hello,I'm using Sterling External Authentication Server 2.4.0 to verify partners certificat which connect to me through Sterling Secure Proxy.Currently I use the GUI to add "Referenced CRLs" in my "Certificate Validation Defintion".But I would lik...

SEAS SSO token synchronization

We need a way to synchronize the SSO tokens generated on one SEAS server to another SEAS server. This is needed for redundancy and failover support. Currently SSP points to a Primary SEAS Server and SI points to the Primary SEAS as well. If SSP fa...

Sterling External Authentication server (SEAS) Admin UI needs to be ported over from thick to Web client

System : Sterling External Authentication server (SEAS) Actor : MFT Administrators Presently to setup, install and configure SEAS we need to use Java thick client which is a Java WS application connecting on non-standard ports and requiring a Wind...
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 3 Delivered

SEAS CRL to go through proxy connections

Enable SEAS to use a proxy connection when going out to check the CRL in order to avoid production incidents when an IP behind the CRL URL changes suddenly. Application server sits in a DMZ behind a firewall.
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 1 Delivered

Configuration to Choose Specific Protocol from Distribution Point CRL URL's

Configuration to Choose Specific Protocol from Distribution Point CRL URL's.

HTTP Proxy Support in SEAS

We are using SEAS to do CRL checking during C:D session setup. We are having difficulties keeping up with some Certificate Authorities. Here is the process as we understand it…1. The URL for CRL checking is pulled out of the certificate.2. SEAS ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Security 1 Delivered