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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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Add B2Bi REST API audit logs

B2Bi Rest API is becoming common in several solutions but there is not a proper audit log file or report to verify information like " USER - ACTION / API - TIMESTAMP" It is difficult to understand what is actually being consumed, by whom and how ...
over 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 4 Planned for future release

Sterling Connect:Direct Application Interface for Java support to iSeries C:D version

CDJAI support all other platforms (Windows, Unix, ZOS and Tandem) except iSeries. This limitation restricts users to automate C:D configuration through CDJAI, similar to what we do in other platforms. Now we have to login to iSeries machine to do ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 3 Not under consideration

Support for token authentication

Some of REST APIs for IBM products have token authentication implemented. I.e., call a sign in API to get a token, and then use the token in a HTTP Header for all other API calls. Example Products: IBM Sterling Secure Proxy: https://www.ibm.com/su...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Security 3 Planned for future release

Add support for CNAMEs/aliases in the initparms.cfg port.check:\:trusted.addr

As long as the CNAME/alias is addressable, administrators should be able to use it for the port.check:\:trusted.addr parameter. We have AWS ec2 instances that are running CD UNIX behind a load balancer. When a new deployment is run, the DNS name a...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Under review

Protocol Profile ID in receive step

For Outbound files we display PPID in delivey step, bt for Inbound or Outbound files we do not display PPID in inflight steps. For example, for any Inbound file in receive step we can see communication details, the attached screenshot shows AS2_me...
2 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight 0 Under review

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

User Exit enhancement allowing a map to read rows in the TransactionRegister

Adding the requirement as SCBN Premium customer has requested duplicate file check based on PO number, within a given timeframe. Their current requirement is to check for duplicate PO within 72 hours. Based on feedback from development team the ti...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Mapping & Translation 0 Future consideration

Support to update trading partner (partner profile) data or ask to remove their data or configuration in SFG

Based a regulations like GDPR and LGPD customer needs do provide to their trading partners the option to update the trading partner profile thru myFG 2.0 or even an option to remove or download their data.
12 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Under review

RE: 64 Character Limitation In Email section on SI User Accounts

Hi Team, We noticed that there is a 64 character length limitation in email section on SI user accounts, please check the attached screenshot for better understanding to what I'm referring to. 64 character length limitation is not sufficient for o...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Ability to correlate deferred documents with the ST control number assigned to them at time of enveloping

For each document that we process and defer, we lose track of the specific control numbers that are assigned at the time of enveloping. For instance, if you defer 5 separate documents at various times and later run enveloping, we need a method to ...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration