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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
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...

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Steling Secure Proxy new feature request for password reset/forgot password.

System : SSPActor: User needing to change a forgot password. SSP currently does not support forgot password or password reset self service functionality. Need to add this feature on SSP Description: During the initial on boarding of a partner id w...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Linux systemd IBM Control Center auto boot system unit file

Develop and test example IBM Control Center linux autoboot systemd control script since systemd is replacing init.d for RHEL 7 and other linux distributions.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Control Center authentication and control

For shops that are not using IBM Sterling External Authentication Server to authenticate to Control Center and are using the Control Center authentication, there is currently no way to set an expiration period for a user's password or forcing the ...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Security 0 Future consideration

Provide "replace/override" capabilities when using the CDConfig Tool for Map.cfg and Usr.cfg import

Currently the Connect:Direct CDConfig tool does NOT support the "replace/override" functionality when importing Netmap or User entries. It currently will update existing Initparms, but for some reason it doesn't update existing Netmap or User entr...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

I would like the ability to add a calculated field/column to the Items view, similar to what you can do with a pivot table.

With a company as large as ours, different groups are interested in different metrics. It would be nearly impossible to capture and manage all of these centrally as fields in the tool. The specific example I am looking at is someone who wants to m...
about 1 month ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 2 Future consideration

Postgresql as database (or support sqlserver emulated on aurora - aws babelfish)

We need support on aws aurora or aws sqlserver emulated by aurora (babelfish) as databases for sterling. Aurora is growing more and more and offers several benefits which make it very attractive for companies like ours. In our case, we have moved ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Future consideration

Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA

As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
10 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Future consideration

Support for Java 11+

Currently IBM Sterling is officially only supported on Java 1.8. There are improvements made on JDK since 1.8 especially around native webservice call. We would like IBM to certify java 11 and above for Sterling OMS.
about 1 year ago in OMS - Order Management (OnPrem & OMoC) 0 Future consideration

CDWS - Connect Direct Web Services - missing milliseconds value in selectstatistics

In CDWS - Connect Direct Web Services - missing milliseconds value in selectstatistics CDWS endpoint: /cdwebconsole/svc/selectstatistics Example: CD Unix sel stat command there is a millisecond value: EVENT RECORD Record Id => SSTR Process Nam...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Future consideration

Cleanup prior version .jar files

The install/upgrade/patch/hotfix process should cleanup the prior version .jar files. We have been running since 2016 and every .jar file from upgrades are in the <install>/packages folders as well as other folders having years worth of back...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Installation & Upgrade 1 Future consideration