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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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Encryption for Socket Adapter

We would like to exchange data over Socket securely and would like if ITX/WTX can add encryption to Socket Adapter
over 2 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration

Ability to edit SLC name

Currently if a user wants to change the name of a SLC, it must be duplicated and then a new name can be given and the original slc can be deleted. The SLC name needs to be an editable field to allow updates.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Not under consideration

Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloaded, opened or executed

External users can upload files to a mailbox. However, the files are not scanned for malicious content in mailbox. More Info - Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloa...
over 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

Trigger SupplyChange Event based on change in timestamp in addition to quantity change

Currently, IV triggers supply change event for an item only when there is an update to supply bucket quantity. To make the event updates robust, we need capability to generate the events on the change of timestamps.
over 2 years ago in Inventory Visibility 2 Not under consideration

Remove the validation of the X520SerialNumber in the PKI-J toolkit

An error occurred when updating a certificate for a client with a Serial number too long issue. Certicom found that certificate is not valid and cannot be used since the X520SerialNumber contains more than 64 characters which violates the RFC.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Onboarding 0 Not under consideration

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Ability to setup Node Capacity for a ship node by item type

A Retailer broadly classifies their products into two types - Soft line - Clothing, shoes etc. Big Ticket - Electronics, Appliances etc. Because the effort to pick/pack/ship these product type is different, the capacity for each ship node to handl...
over 2 years ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 0 Not under consideration

Limit the version number for resources

There should be a way/property to limit the number of versions for B2B Integrator artifacts like Business Process, XSLT, Maps, Code Lists. Currently we can have as many versions as created for each of these artifacts and need to manually clean up ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

The 'To Date' in the Issues and Receipts window ought to reflect the latest system update date, not today's date

It's not intuitive and has confused new users that this 'to date' shows today's date -- and doesn't as easily cement their understanding that system updates are monthly (where Delta updates aren't applied) especially when validating data with thei...
over 2 years ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement of Trace File on failure

ITX being a robust product , there a strong feeling that when we look in to the trace on failure of a file its being bewildered or unclear at which point of input data error has occurred. New option can be introduced showing only the failing value...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Maps & Type Trees 1 Not under consideration