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Integrate iKeyman with Connect Direct Web Services

IBM Control Center and IBM Connect Direct Secure + both have iKeyman integrated/included with the product. Why isn't this the case for Connect Direct Web Services?
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Enhance C:D Rest API cdwebconsole/svc/processcontrolcriterias to allow definition of symbolic parameter values

The current approach enables to execute a static/hardcoded locally stored CDP process. This approach is very limited as for example you cannot specify a specific file name in a copy step to be transferred when executing. Therefore please extend th...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Remove the requirement for a keystore password when running a silent upgrade

A manual upgrade does not require a keystore password, but a silent upgrade does. Removing the need for this keystore password would simplify the silent upgrade process and be more secure.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Is a defect

certificate-based authentication support for CDAIJ and CDW

Many customers from banks need to change their OS users' password every 1 or 3 months for all OS according to their security regulation which means all applications or middleware using the old password must change at the same time. For customers, ...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

IBM software needs some form of integrity check / digitally signed agent as proof of authenticity

We have a requirement when obtaining software and need IBM to provide an answer around the following requirement: We need to be able to test the source and integrity of the software being installed in the HSD environments. In my experience, this i...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Other 3 Functionality already exists

Connect:Direct - Certify SQLServer 2016 Express Edition as a supported database for C:D v.4.7 or v.4.8

Ability to upgrade to the latest software.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Secure Connectivity to HP Nonstop C:D Nodes

Currently Control Center doesn't have the capability to logon to HP Nonstop C:D nodes using a secure logon.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 0 Functionality already exists

Group Functional Authorities in Connect Direct UNIX

In Connect Direct Windows, a local or domain group functional authority can be created. However, a similar functionality is not available in CD UNIX.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Configurable clean environment for run tasks

Following the change introduced in v4.1.0.3 of C:D for UNIX (apar IC86881) whereby environment variables are sanitized, IBM should provide a better mechanism for setting environment variables for Run Task and Run Job steps in a secure manner. Alth...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

SMTP connections

We require that the SMTP connection used for notification, to be retried in the event the SMTP server is down. This could be retried x times prior to giving up. Also would it be possible to specify a secondary SMTP server in the event the primary ...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration