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Global Mailbox needs to have a sample Mailbox Message Delete BP or Documentation demonstrating the best methods for deleting Global Mailbox Messages

Currently Global Mailbox does not have any out of the box Mailbox Message Delete BP. B2Bi has the Mailbox Scheduled Delete Service which can be configured to delete traditional mailbox messages. This service can list all the mailboxes and allow fo...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 1 Planned for future release

Allow passwords longer than 28 characters for LDAP users

The password field on the SBI dashboard login page is restricted to a maximum of 28 characters. However external users who are using LDAP for authentication can have passwords longer than this value, which makes it impossible for these users to lo...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Planned for future release

"Request for Enhancement" : ability to do explicit SSL ("SSL is optional") be added to the SMTP Send Adapter

We are trying to use the SMTP Send adapter( for Sterling B2B Integrator 6.x version) to connect Office 365 server using port 587, and realized that Sterling could not able make a connection, as SMTP Send adapter supports only two options " SSL can...
10 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Planned for future release

Microsoft Deprecating IMAP and Basic Auth - Oct/2022

Microsoft is deprecating the IMAP and Basic Auth authentication for mailboxes from Oct/2022 - please see the link below. As of now the only options to connect to Office 365 mailboxes is using IMAP and Basic Auth - but that will not be available es...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Planned for future release

Certify all components of Sterling suite to be use in virtual machines of clouds platforms like Azure, AWS, bluemix, etc.

Many customers are moving there infrastructure to the cloud, as a company that use computing services of IBM, the needs of our customers are essentials, so we need that the sterling suite must be compatible like on premise, with the O.S most use l...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 0 Planned for future release

Support using REST for Web Services in addition to SOAP

REST is the newer and becoming more popular way of doing web services instead of SOAP. Will definitely improve functionality of the product and supporting newer technologies will improve product marketability. I would like to see it work in a sim...
over 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 0 Planned for future release

SI API's should update Admin Audit table just like other SI functions

We have identified a gap in that the API's do not update the admin audit table. The example we found is in the scheduling API. Turning on or off a schedule, in the UI is logged into the table with who did it, when and what. If the API is used, no ...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 0 Planned for future release

Sterling REST API Update without prior get

Hi, We would like to update a specific user groups and accounts without changing the earlier configurations and permissions. In order to do so, we have to first GET the earlier configuration of the interested account, then add the new configurati...
about 6 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 4 Planned for future release

Import/Export REST API

Would like to integrate with other change management software to facilitate the export and import of resources between SI instances.
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Planned for future release

Redeliver undelivered messages that are NOT covered by the Retry Policy mechanism

Experience operating a B2B Advanced Communications/ IBM MQ / Sterling Business Integrator ebms AS4 gateway has shown that there are many ways in which outbound messages can fail. Relatively few of these are covered by the Retry policy mechanism bu...
almost 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release