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Simple silent upgrade for Connect Direct Web Services

According to IBM Support, for Connect Direct Web Services software, SILENT UPGRADE option requires to provide few additional parameters to silentInstall.properties file (e.g. SSL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PORT, POSTGRESQL_PASSWORD) in comparison to INTERAC...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Planned for future release

Enable certificate based authentication for CD Tandem

Enable certificate based authentication for CD Tandem. cert auth is only available in unix and windows version. Our orgs have a large tandem nodes that are critical to organisation.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Planned for future release

Improve Transfer Speed between CDU on EC2 instance and S3

We are in the testing staging of using CDU to download file from S3 and push to some other CD Node. However, after we perform testing a large file (GB), we found that the transfer speed is almost three time slower than AWS S3 CP command. We ha...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Performance 1 Planned for future release

Increase RECSIZE to a higher value for version 3.6.02

The data is not able to be transferred for certain transmissions due to record size not large enough. We are requesting to increase the RECSIZE (RUSIZE)value from 8989 to B9B9 so that our LOB customers can transfer files without a size issue.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 3 Planned for future release

Intrinsic Symbolic Variables for other Connect Direct Platforms

Currently, Intrinsic Symbolic Variables is only available to CD z/OS and CD Windows. This should be made available to other CD platforms as well.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Planned for future release

Connect Direct Web Services - API Method for Connect Direct Version

There is currently no API method available to retrieve or GET the Connect Direct Version using the REST API, although this is available the the CDWS Web Console (see attached image). Can this method be considered?
3 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 5 Planned for future release

Increase the size of Default_config.json in CDFA 6.3

have observed in the wild (namely, banking sector customer support scenario), that when the default_config.json is larger than 1MB, integrated FA fails to either import the new configuration, save new config or reopen the configuration for editing...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 2 Planned for future release

Add Description field to API for Windows netmap add

The API in Connect:Direct Web Services does not allow for a 'Description' field when using the API for netmap adds. For Windows, it requires a separate API to accomplish this. The API for UNIX netmap adds has the Description field, so having the f...
9 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Wildcard Copy to and from Cloud Object Stores

With many customers now moving to the cloud, sending receiving multiple files at a time from the object store is a mandatory requirement for many of our customers and without this support, they are preferring using S3 copy / data sync.
10 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

File agent high availability run GUI cdfa -C from a single Default_Config.ser copy in shared workspace

Instead of maintaining multiple local copies of Default_Config.ser, could a parm be added to cdfa -C to direct GUI to use a single copy in the shared directory. Similar to the cdfa -w parameter.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Planned for future release