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My ideas: Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Add capability to Connect:Direct to work around undesirable DVIPA behavior

We'd like to request a new initialization parm for Connect:DIrect (CD) to disable outbound TCP connection establishment until after the DTF opens its TCP listener ports. Our DTFs both send traffic and listen for traffic. We have had situations whe...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Check the Write permission on Destination Mainframe Dataset without submitting COPY statement

Hi Team, We are trying out a way if we can check permission on target zOS Dataset on SNODE, before doing actual transfer. Like we do 'Echo Test" to test if the NDM connectivity is good between 2 NDM nodes. If we can have option in NDM to do 'Ec...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Functionality already exists

High availability for Connect Direct Manager running in a sysplex.

Hi,We are looking for a high availability solution for Connect Direct Manager. We currently have one CD manager running in a sysplex and are at risk of this task going down and not restarting as there is no fallback for this component. We would li...
5 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

To increase the limit of 16 character names (SNODEs) in the Secure+

Good morning Most of our transactions used in our transmission central services must be secured. So we need to use Secure+. Most of our transactions are using DNS value so the CDZ limit of 16 character defined in the network map is affecting us. M...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Connect Direct Z/OS Password-less Sign-On : Use certificate authentication for the CD session. CD currently supports this for the API connection (e.g. port 1363) and exploring if this could be added for the server connection (i.e. port 1364). The goal would be to use the certificate Common Name as the user ID as we do for the API connection or expand to allow other sources for the user ID – Jobname, SPOE, in-line SIGNON, batch user ID, etc. – and define order of precedence.

Issue Description: Client has security initiative to remove passwords being exposed in jobs. If there is a sign on ID used it is ignored if there is a password less ID and defaults to the job card ID. If client removes password from the sign-on ca...

Add capability to hard fail SSL error processes

When an SSL handshake error occurs, the process is placed in HO ER status. This does not trigger the same error alerts as file transfer failures when the process is pushed into HO ER status. If the same alert triggering would occur from session se...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

To change PROCESS library FB80 requirement

Scenario: CD transmissions between z/OS and Windows or Linux. Large Windows and Unix FileNames have to be constructed via concatenation of multiple tokens (strings and symbols). The reason is the PROCESS library is required to be RECFM=FB LRECL=80...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Address $$UPDATE Deficiencies

We experienced an issue with C:D 6.1 on z/OS where we performed a $$UPDATE function on a netmap entry and the node became unable to accept inbound connections. We were advised by CD support that there is an obscure recommendation in the documentat...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS

Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Status "Wait Queue" on SMF record

Add the Wait Queue" statuses (WC, WP, WT, and WX) in the SMF records.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration