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PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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Change in SOA Outbound Security Service to include the Timestamp element in message Signature and Digestive Method Algorithm should be sha256 instead of sha1

SOA Outbound Security changes are requested by NZ Customs and this will add more security to the message that has been transmitted. Changes will be Timestamp should be signed and Digestive Method Algorithm should be sha256. Attached file contains ...
3 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Planned for future release

Need SSL/TLS support for Global Mailbox to post its events to Control Center

Most other connections are firmly secured in B2Bi/SFG/GM, with one significant exception; the ability to post events and heartbeats from Global Mailbox to Control Center (ICC or CCM). By default, CCM 6.2 disables its non-secure web port, 58082. Si...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release

REST API Server Adapter

Allow Trading Partners to exchange file using REST APIs. If we can have REST adapter similar to SFTP adapter, Partners can use REST APIs to post/get/list etc files to their mailbox. Current REST APIs in B2Bi for administration, management and onbo...
about 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 5 Future consideration

Allow External Authentication without create a local user

An user created for example in AD can use the SBI console (or ICC, SSP ...), only with external authentication, not being necessary to create a local user in Sterling. In other platforms the client has, the users just need register in AD, are assi...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

GnuPG latest version (2.2.x) integration with B2Bi 6.x

After upgrade of B2Bi from 5.2.6.x to 6.1.1.0, we are no longer able to use GnuPG. 6.1.1.0 has supported OS for RHEL 7/8. Newer RHEL versions have latest GnuPG installed on it as base package configuration where we are getting (2.2.x) version. B2B...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

SFTP Error Reporting

With SI v6.0 and above the error reporting to SFTP has changed, with earlier versions we used to get clear failure messages like 'Known host keys mismatch', etc, whereas now we get more of a generic message like 'SSH_DISCONNECT_BY_APPLICATION:SFTP...
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 4 Is a defect

compression at the HTTP layer

It would be good to have option like (something like compress="True") to compress the file at HTTP layer, to achieve this do we have any parameter set any of the HTTP Services/adapter level at HTTP Begin Session service/HTTP Client Method service ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

user defined replication criteria of files in a global mailbox

Customer wants to use global mailbox but wants to decide for each partner as to allow replication or not. And this decision for a partner depends on multiple factors like filesize, filename, duration etc. So a partner's global mailbox could allow ...
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 1 Not under consideration

PUT call should allow the content of the key to be updated.

For KNOWN_HOST_KEY and AUTHROZIED_USER_KEY the PUT calls are only Enabling/Disabling the status of key nothing else. We want that PUT call to be able to update the content of the KEY itself. Meaning, with the PUT call, I should be able to edit the...
7 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

Support Load balancing for IBM DB2 service.

We are having b2bi(Sterling Integrator) installed in VM and Database we have for B2Bi is IBM DB2 and there are 3 IPs assigned to the DB and being load balanced with Round robin. This scenario seems not supported. Having support for this feature wi...
10 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Needs more information