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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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Allow Override of STOP CD QUIESCE for C:D z/OS

When a Connect:Direct region is shut down with a STOP CD QUIESCE, the region will terminate when all processes stop, making it an ideal choice for a planned shutdown. However, once initiated, this cannot be aborted or converted to a quicker type o...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Future consideration

Sterling Filegateway - Disable the Known host key validations for Outbound sftp connections ( StrictHostKeyChecking=no )

Hello - Checking, for the SFG outbound sftp client connections - if the known host key validations will be turned-off or make them dynamically added. this way we can get rid off the BP's that will fail in the steps for each occurrence when a partn...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 0 Future consideration

Rest API integration using OAuth (HTTP Client Adapter and REST API Client Service)

Currently HTTP Client Adapter and REST API Client Service allow for only basic authentication. Most external SaaS clients require OAuth 2.0 since it provides for better security We are unable to fulfill requests partners requiring REST API communi...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 0 Planned for future release

We need to create a report listing the certificates configured in secure proxy for the netmaps and seas

We need to create a report listing the certificates configured in secure proxy for the netmaps and seas so we can identify what needs to be updated when a specific certificate expires and to validate all of the certificates have been renewed succe...
10 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 4 Planned for future release

New parameter CD_ADMIN_GROUPID in CD_SRVR.INI

Currently silent installation for Windows allows to provide CD_ADMIN_USERID in CD_SRVR.INI. The enhancement is to add new parameter CD_ADMIN_GROUPID that would allow to provide Group Name as CD Administrator Group.
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Needs more information

SFG API service to update Known Host Key

The current infrastructure in our org has close to 50k SFTP remote profiles configured and for almost 30% of them the known host key has to be renewed every 3-6 months or so. The current API services do not allow updates to be made to a known host...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

CyberArk AIM Integration/Connector

As part of security's best practices, it is mandatory that all applications have a connector with CyberArk to retrieve passwords from functional users, so it isn't allowed to storage static passwords in the local servers/Properties files from appl...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 5 Not under consideration

Support for with PostgreSQL

The request is for IBM Sterling B2B integrator and SFG to support PostgreSQL
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Not under consideration

Include native Multi-Factor Authentication against a variety of commercial MFA vendors

There are growing needs for integration with Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. IBM File Gateway as well as IBM Sterling Secure Proxy need to be updated to natively support direct communication with a variety of SSO/MFA solutions with...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

TELNET Check Button :: To check if partner had White-listed/allowing our IP address

Currently, when configuring AS2 profile for partner, we will have to go back to partner and check whether his firewall team had white-listed our IP address if we are unable to connect to their server. This can be known only after we start with the...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Inflight 1 Future consideration