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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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Group system in userfile.cfg (UNIX)

In an environment with hundreds of users defined in the same userfile.cfg, it would be nice to be able to govern them through a system of groups or profiles to reduce administration time and avoid unnecessary failures.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Not under consideration

Standardize SYSOPTS syntax for multi-environments

SYSOPTS syntax is written differently depending on the environment: Windows, i5/OS, z/OS, and UNIX. Example on z/OS: SYSOPTS = "DATATYPE(BINARY) XLATE(YES) STRIP.BLANKS(NO)" Same example on UNIX: sysopts=":datatype=binary:xlate=yes:pipe=yes:" This...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Apply maintenance on a multi-LPAR CDPLEX

Currently, to apply maintenance to a CDPLEX that is in more than one LPARs, we must stop the entire CDPLEX and apply maintenance to the entire group at the same time. In a case to support they told that this is so because the Manager could have pr...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

ISCCSDEV war in QA and Staging +

IDEA-1 It would be great to have flexibility of deploying ISCCSDEV war in the IBM Cloud. When customer was on PREM - the build was controlled at customer end and deploying ISCCSDEV war at higher environment (QA,Staging) was always a saver to debug...
about 1 year ago in OMS - Call Center 1 Not under consideration

Make ECHDE ciphers available for Selection in Connect Direct for IBM i

Current only RSA ciphers are available on Connect Direct for IBM in version 3.8. RSA ciphers are not considered deprecated due to ROBOT vulnerability.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 5 Not under consideration

IBM Control Center Support AD windows authentication method for SQL server database

To meet Industry security standards to authenticate to Enterprise Active Directory tool
about 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 1 Not under consideration

Automated Cognos reconfiguration for High Availability

Installing ICC in a High Availability environment requires steps taken to reconfigure Cognos as detailed here: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS4Q96_6.1.1/com.ibm.help.scc.install.doc/scc_ensure_cognos_server_connection_HA.html Th...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Add ability to configure which button in an approval task is highlighted/defaulted

When using an approval task, it would be a nice feature to be able to configure whether the Approve button or the Reject button is the one highlighted/defaulted when the activity is executed. Currently it is always the Approve button. If not confi...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Partner Engagement Manager / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Mandate Inventory Status selection when counting with variance for the new Location/SET

When user is trying to add inventory for the new Bin/Location it is letting to add the inventory without selecting inventory Status in the dropdown , this causing to add the inventory into SIM with inventoryStatus post approving the variance.
about 2 years ago in Store Engagement / Other 0 Not under consideration

SSP - Disable TLS1.0

SSLv3 is disabled by default in SSP in the java.security file with the following line of code. We have attempted to add TLS1 to disable TLS1.0 only and we were not successful. Adding TSL1 to the list of algorithms disabled all versions of TLS not ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security / Usability 0 Not under consideration