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Queued Process Monitor needs to be updated

There are instances where the queued process monitor shows processes that are sometimes days old. There should be a way to ensure that processes in the Queued Processes are actually running.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Performance / Usability 0 Future consideration

Ability to handle all queued process at one time.

Today in ICC when files queued up in "Queued process" It need to be handled manually to move to completed process. Then the process would be eligible for purging. Latest version of ICC 6.1.2.1 will allow user to handle queued process / page. If cu...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Sterling B2Bi File Transfer Report type should include filename field.

The Sterling B2Bi File Transfer Report in the report configuration editor has a selection on filename for filtering on filename but the name of the files is not a field in the report. If it is selection value why isn’t it a report value? Wouldn't ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor 0 Future consideration

Support updates for Alias Netmap.

Per IBM Presently Control Center cannot directly update the Alias. We need this to be able to support full netmap updates.
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

BKFS - Centralized administrator User Provisioning for Control Center

User accounts created in LDAP must also be created in the following GUIs: SFG, SSP, and Control Center. Ability to centralize/ "one time" provisioning for all Sterling software would simplify the system administration.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

More than one external authentication setup within Control Center

Within SEAS you can specify multiple authentication definitions that can contain different attribute query definitions however within control center you can only setup one external authentication server.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Pick up additional messaging from Connect:Direct for z/OS

Starting Engine 6.0.0.1_iFix02We are in need to have IBM Control Center pick up additional messaging from Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS record ID ‘PT' to capture a Secure Plus handshake failure. Currently the z/OS puts out the record ID=PT fo...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

IBM Control Center - Add Messages so they are available for rule processing

SCC generates quite a few messages, however there are only a few that are actually available for rule processing. I would like to see all messages that are currently being generated and passed into the log to also be available for rule processing....
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Control Center: File Agent notification for "*** File cannot be processed...May be FTPied in... ***"

Need File Agent notification for "*** File cannot be processed...May be FTPied in... ***" situation.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Control Center List processes in Rules

In an environment like ours, we have numerous file transmissions that are monitored by Control Center. There are several process names that we ignore by having a rule where the action = no operation. One option is to build multiple rules that are ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration