Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

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...

All ideas

Showing 2478

Workflow Completion Notificaton

One of my workflow clients is putting the inventory controller at the end of the approval workflow so the controller is aware that approvals have completed. This is highly inefficient as it causes an additional lag in processing time (particularly...
almost 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Planned for future release

Control Center needs the ability to pull account passwords from a corporate password manager/vault

Due to security requirements and best practices, passwords should be changed periodically and wherever possible, should not be stored on local systems in text/XML files, etc. Control Center should have an option to utilize external Password Vault ...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Planned for future release

File transfer to AWS s3 via perimeter server

On the basis of security concerns Sterling filegateway comes with Perimeter server but when we connect to AWS s3 from SFG there is no option to route file via perimeter server. So to over come this we are raising this idea that when we transfer fi...
8 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

I would like the ability to add a calculated field/column to the Items view, similar to what you can do with a pivot table.

With a company as large as ours, different groups are interested in different metrics. It would be nearly impossible to capture and manage all of these centrally as fields in the tool. The specific example I am looking at is someone who wants to m...
6 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Future consideration

Allow map tests from Design Studio to run against SPE Server

This idea would allow users to run a map test from their locally installed copy of Design Studio on ITXA installed on a server, the same way that we can currently run IBM Mapper tests against Sterling Integrator, and run Design Studio map tests ag...
8 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Not under consideration

Add JDBC importer to Design Studio(Eclipse) or Database interface Designer

The only way to import a typetree for JDBC adapter, is to call an external java command line com.hcl.hip.tools.adapterdriver.TreeImporter for the adapter com.hcl.hip.adapters.m4jdbc. This is not a user friendly solution.
about 1 month ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Not under consideration

myFG2.0 deployment on multiple HTTP Server Adapter

myfilegateway1.0 can be hosted on different http server adapters and that helps to split the traffic and achieve high availability but the same is not possible with mfg2.0, updated version of myfg2.0 should have same flexibility as old version of ...

clean old backup file tool

The product should provide a tool to clean old file generated in backup directory following the use of setupfiles.sh. this tool should have option to delete only : file older than <period> file older than <date> files not from the last...
about 1 month ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Submitted

Feature to Download and Upload CDT xml from CLI (IBM OMOC)

As of now, CLI does not provide the feature to download and upload CDT XML's in OMOC.
6 months ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 2 Planned for future release

Request support for SHA224 hashes to cover entire SHA-2 suite

B2B Advanced Communications currently only supports the following options for digest hash function and signature hash function: MD5 SHA1 SHA256 SHA384 SHA512 The SHA-2 family of hashes specifies support for the following set of hash algorithms: SH...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 0 Planned for future release