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My ideas: Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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CD for z/OS - customisation of ISPF panel library for scroll amounts & CF enhancement

Hi. I have 2 enhancement requests, but they both relate to the ISPF panels for CD for zOS. 1. The default scroll amount on various panels is set to PAGE. I think the CSR setting is more flexible. As the panels do not remember your settings, I h...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Delivered

Enhance STATs Log TP Record to Report Send and Receive Time Count

Hi Johnny, This is the enhancement request per email discussion to enhance TP Records to Report Send and Receive Time Count in the time interval. Thanks, Edmond
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Delivered

Allow greater flexibility when amending Secure+ parms

Having a process which is reliant on a person logging onto an ISPF panel to update something like a TLS setting is no longer tenable in a modern IT environment. Automation and self service are the order of the day and the way Secure+ updates are b...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Delivered

Allow longer string compares in Modal Logic in C:D Z/OS processes

See PMR 23729,060,618 In Connect Direct z/OS Processes a recent NF Apar allowed to check Variables IF (&TEST EQ C'NO') THEN .. But this is limited to 8 char according to our findings in PMR "The description should have noted that when usin...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered

Issue messages to the CDPLEX Manager job log when CDPLEX Servers enter and leave the XCF Group

there were no message observed in the CDPLEX Manager job log when a CDPLEX Server enters or leaves the XCF group, we feel it is extremely important to Broadridge and others that messages about the CDPLEX Servers when entering and leaving the CDPle...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered

Have statistics Records (CT and maybe others) indicate the true node a transfer was sent to when ALT.NODEDEF is coded in the Netmap for a node

Currently if two nodes are defined NODEA and NODEB in the netmap and NODEA has ALT.NODEDEF=NODEB coded, if NODEA can not sent to its primary IP address coded then the file will be sent to the IP address coded on NODEB. The issue is that the CT sta...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 7 Delivered

Be able to pass mixed case variables from NDM process to IRXJCL

We do a lot of work with File Agent where all the files are in OMVS zFS filesystems. We have the need to use a RUN TASK to call IRXJCL and pass the file directory & name especially when the combined name is longer than 72 characters and can't ...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Delivered

Propagate source DCB information to SNODE when using DATACLAS= keyword

The beauty of zOS-to-zOS COPYs is the inherent ability to automatically transfer the source DCB information to the SNODE side for proper dataset allocations. If the source DCB changes, the process does not need to be altered. This generic process ...
about 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 5 Delivered

Connect Direct for zOS v5.1 DGASECUR macro should control Secure+ access via the IUI as well as via Sterling Control Center

V5.1 of Sterling Connect Direct (C:D)implemented controls on access to Secure+ within the DGASECUR macro. This control does not work for users who are accessing C:D via the IUI. I am informed the control applies only to access from Sterling Contro...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Delivered

Write "** WARNING ** DMGMSGFH NO MESSAGE RPLS TO USE" to CDz Log Instead of only in CDESTAE DD

During recycle of CD, we noticed following warning message in CDESTAE. We consulted IBM CDz Support and were told we need to take a dump the instant that we see the message informing of the shortage. Could you please write a WTO message to the log...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 2 Delivered