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Allow inventory supervisors the access to stop processing an SLC CR on behalf of the inventory team member that is currently processing the CR, but is out of the office.

It would be useful in the case of an inventory controller being out of the office and a site needs an SLC CR actioned ASAP. It would benefit the flow of production. All inventory supervisors would have access that would enable them to stop process...
3 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Test and certify Connect Direct to use DFS in addition to UNC paths

Connect Direct has not been tested nor certified to use DFS paths instead of UNC paths. The use of DFS paths allows Connect Direct copy configurations to automatically switch to a new device location vs the current use of UNC paths where we would ...
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Future consideration

Move $CL codelists from Legacy InFlight UI to Config Center UI under the company's Business Alias

When using $CL (codelist lookups via the Rules Engine), those codelists must be loaded to and maintained on Legacy InFlight UI. These codelists are difficult to update and maintain, cannot be exported, and also are not visible to clients using Con...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integration SaaS / Onboarding 1 Future consideration

We are looking to capture KPI metrics from SFG in terms of max/min file size, cpu/memory usage

We are generating key monthly usage metrics from SFG. Here are some sample metrics.... Max/min file size Max/Min/Avg CPU Max/Avg memory Usage by protocol
3 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Improvements to JMS monitoring screen in SST

I'll attach my suggestion / queries in a docx as it includes some pictures. In summary, since the move to the new JMS monitoring we have some questions and suggestions for how it could be improved, in particualr on the Queue depth graph and the qu...
3 months ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration

ITX offers ADDDAYS, ADDHOURS and ADDMINUTES to Date Time objects. I have a requirement to add seconds, but there is currently no ADDSECONDS function offered to support this. My idea is to make an ADDSECONDS function available in ITX.

Given seconds can often be part of a date time object, not having a proper function to adjust seconds as easily as minutes, hours and days seems to be a gap that should be addressed.
4 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Future consideration

Provide QueueWatch Audit data

As part of our effort to more thoroughly track usage in SBI, we need to be able to audit QueueWatch usage. In IBM case TS013772150, we were informed that this functionality does not exist.
11 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 2 Future consideration

Option to default the optimization method to better service level of "Optimal" and "Fixed Service Level"

For our critical materials, it is imperative that we have stock availability. To ensure this, we use fixed service levels of 98% (for top tier equipment) and 95% for the remainder of material marked critical in SAP. HOWEVER, often times, the Optim...
5 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Integrated File Agent - High Availability Option

The Standalone option of File Agent currently offers high availability however, the new Integrated File Agent does not. This would prevent us from fully migrating across to Integrated File Agent across our existing clustered Nodes that utilise thi...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Add a "reject" button in addition to approve and defer.

The current practice of our users, if they do not want to accept the tool's recommended parameters, is to make a note, select "approve" but leave the export button unchecked. It can be difficult to determine whether or not the tool's recommendatio...
4 months ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration