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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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Global Mailbox aged documents or orphan file deletion

On a B2B Integrator software, where HighAvailability is not needed, the payload storage is on shared drive with a simple directory path /opt/b2bsi/documents/2024/01/..... the path has a linear map towards the payload storage. Even if payload gets ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 5 Future consideration

Connect to SMB shares from Sterling B2B Integrator hosted on Unix / Linux

For Sterling Integrator hosted on Unix/Linux OS, there is no direct capability to exchange files with Windows Network Shared folders. The recommended solution from IBM for this is to use a samba client on the Unix/Linux machine and mount the windo...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Extend the use of Perimeter Server to Object Store Client Adapter

If Perimeter Server could support connections made from the Object Store Client Adapter it would be simple for customers to enable a connection and centralizing the entire deployment on the same Sterling platform
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Condition by node type in safety stock network rules

In a distribution group you can have store nodes or distribution center nodes and sometimes we only need to apply the safety stock to store nodes.
5 months ago in Inventory Visibility 0 Planned for future release

Export users details, adapter level permissions, paths configured, folder permissions in one consolidated sheet in IBM SFG

Exporting user details like surname, email, passsword policy, session timeout, last login, adapter level permissions, folder permissions, paths configured for individual users in a one consolidated sheet to be exported from IBM Sterling file gatew...
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Functionality already exists

Export users details, permissions, paths configured, folder permissions in a one consolidated sheet in IBM Sterling Filegateway

Exporting users details like username, surname, email, permissions, file system paths configured in FS virtual root, adapter level permissions, folder level permissions in a one consolidated sheet for the use of security teams/ CISO teams to valid...
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway 0 Under review

Configure Adapter to blacklist user-ids

Hi Team, IBM Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration Manager must have an option at adapter-level to blacklist user-ids. Expectation: By default the incoming traffic [Protocol: SFTP] does prompt for a password. Business Security admins are increasingl...
5 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Functionality already exists

SFG File Size column in Activity

When looking at 'Routes' > 'Activity', one can right-click the column headings and add the 'Size'. However, there is no way to save this setting and it disappears once you log off and log back in. I opened Case TS015174429 and they responded wi...
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Sterling Connect:Direct Windows supporting S3 file transfer

Currently, Sterling CD Unix supports file transfers to S3 bucket and however, Sterling CD Windows does not support file transfers to S3 bucket. As CDW doesn't support S3 bucket file transfers, this is causing the teams to proceed with alternative ...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Target node alternate communication paths not retried when connected via Sterling Secure Proxy.

There appears to be a design flow within CD/Z when communicating via SSP and target CD node not being reachable via primary path, CD/Z initial SSL handshake times out and connection to target CD node not retried by CD/Z via ALT.COMM path(s).
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 9 Future consideration