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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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Enable File Visibility Control features in PEM Community Manager

In PEM Community Manager's, roles are assigned to users, allowing them to view file content from File Transfer Search. However, there is a security concern as users with these roles also have the capability to edit and upload files directly from t...
3 months ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Permission/Roles 0 Submitted

Check the Write permission on Destination Mainframe Dataset without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target zOS Dataset on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Ec...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Functionality already exists

Check the Write permission on Destination folder without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target folder on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Echo" test...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Functionality already exists

Global Mailbox aged documents or orphan file deletion

On a B2B Integrator software, where HighAvailability is not needed, the payload storage is on shared drive with a simple directory path /opt/b2bsi/documents/2024/01/..... the path has a linear map towards the payload storage. Even if payload gets ...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 4 Needs more information

Connect to SMB shares from Sterling B2B Integrator hosted on Unix / Linux

For Sterling Integrator hosted on Unix/Linux OS, there is no direct capability to exchange files with Windows Network Shared folders. The recommended solution from IBM for this is to use a samba client on the Unix/Linux machine and mount the windo...

Enhance CSV import for quoted fields

Currently Design Server has the capability for importing csv with quoted fields where option available to choose String or Custom CSV import. It will be great if we have similar import option in Design Studio to avoid manual errors while creating ...
3 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Importers 1 Not under consideration

Extend the use of Perimeter Server to Object Store Client Adapter

If Perimeter Server could support connections made from the Object Store Client Adapter it would be simple for customers to enable a connection and centralizing the entire deployment on the same Sterling platform
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Condition by node type in safety stock network rules

In a distribution group you can have store nodes or distribution center nodes and sometimes we only need to apply the safety stock to store nodes.
3 months ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Under review

Export users details, adapter level permissions, paths configured, folder permissions in one consolidated sheet in IBM SFG

Exporting user details like surname, email, passsword policy, session timeout, last login, adapter level permissions, folder permissions, paths configured for individual users in a one consolidated sheet to be exported from IBM Sterling file gatew...
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Configure Adapter to blacklist user-ids

Hi Team, IBM Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration Manager must have an option at adapter-level to blacklist user-ids. Expectation: By default the incoming traffic [Protocol: SFTP] does prompt for a password. Business Security admins are increasingl...
3 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Functionality already exists