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 750

Transfers order created for Store to DC in Store UI should be stamping sequential Prime Line Number

While creating a transfer order for Store to a DC using Store Engagement UI, we have observed that the prime line numbers at the order line are getting stamped as 10,60 instead of the usual 1 and 2. This causes issue while sending order release de...
over 1 year ago in Store Engagement / Usability 0 Future consideration

Certificate CRL check for Sterling Control Center

According to the RFC at https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5280#section-6.3, certificate CRL validation needs to be provided by Sterling Control Center that uses x.509 certificates for TLS/SSL connections. We propose a local caching mechanism to be im...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Add search criteria to SFG select statistics

US Bank's unique customer identifier is mailbox_id. C:E currently has this field available. We need this field added in SFG to use in "select statistics" searches. A screen shot is attached that shows exactly where we need this added.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

PMR 52649,7TD,000 - Unable to see Users and Roles under Access Admin Profile

SCC Admin group must be able to Manage Users and Roles but not have access to ANY other application configurations. Support advised that currently SCC only supports superuser role that has access to EVERYTHING or members can belong to a group that...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration / Security 0 Future consideration

Windows Connect:Direct proxy password secure

Wells Fargo is requesting an enhancement to Windows Connect:Direct. Currently when a new user proxy is configured a password has to be entered by the person creating the user proxy. This password, in most cases, is owned by a team other than the N...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Automated pausing of node monitoring.

Automated pausing feature needs to be developed to automatically pause/suspend monitoring of mutiple Connect:Direct node groups during datacetner swithover/failover. WIthin automated process individual nodes or node groups must be configurable. Th...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Customized Alerting Blackout Periods

We need the ability to set custom times for each node where if the node goes down it doesn't alert. We are looking to use Control Center to monitor multiple Connect:Directs throughout the company and a majority of the CD nodes have different maint...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 0 Future consideration

Control Center 6.1 Move server.xml file settings to database

Currently in version 6.1 a timeout value can be added to the server.xml file which is located in the installation directory under web\wlp\usr\servers\defaultServer. The IBM documentation says to add a parameter invalidationTimeout= and put the val...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Provide SUBMIT ESF=YES feature for CONNECT:Direct-Unix

On C:D-z/OS, an Extended Submit Facility (ESF) option (syntax is ESF=YES) exists for the SUBMIT command to allow C:D transmission requests to be queued up even when C:D is down on the z/OS system; the requests are executed later when C:D has come ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Performance 0 Future consideration

Accept Signed EERP Requests OFTP2

I recently went added an OFTP2 connection in PROD between IBM customer Thyssen Krupp and their TP WST. We send the file successfully and TP has confirmed they receive the file successfully put it stays in "processing" status on our side as if they...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 0 Future consideration