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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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Allow Connect Direct processes "Waiting on I/O" to stop consuming a Thread (similar to how SFTP operates)

In order to expand usage of Connect Direct inside B2Bi, Connect Direct processes need to behave similar to other protocols. Connect Direct consumes an entire Thread (queue watcher) the entire time a Connect Direct transfer is occurring. With other...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Future consideration

Allow segregation of administrators to discrete lists of trading partners

Our organization has multiple business units. We need the ability to assign administrators so that they can make changes to only those accounts assigned to their business unit. Example - Trading partners A, B, and C are assigned to business unit A...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Not under consideration

Allow deletion of files from global mailboxes in MyFileGateway

When working with global mailboxes and the myfilegateway web interface, customers are unable to delete files. Delete works when connecting using sftp or ftp. Need to be able to delete files in myfilegateway
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1

Remove case sensitivity in trading partner accounts logins

SFG/B2BI requires case sensitivity when our trading partners log into the system (abcd is not equal to ABCD). This is causing issues for our trading partners as we migrate from our legacy MFT that did not have this restriction.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 2 Not under consideration

On the Code (List) Info form, put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data fields much wider

Please put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data entry field as wide, or wider, than the size of the Description data entry field.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

sftp client list service should have configurable parameter to list the number of files.

In certain customer sites, The file count that need to be picked up using sftp client services range from 1 to 100,000 from partner's sftp server. When we use the sftp client list service to list the files (when the file count is at max range) the...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Traffic Throttle Mechanism per User/Customer in SFG

There was an instance when a customer uploaded huge number of files every second due to an issue on the customer side which broke the system on our side. We have a traffic throttle mechanism requirement where we can throttle the traffic in SFG pe...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Make the selected font color configurable in the skins.properties_style_ext file for B2Bi properties.

The selected font color now is yellow and can't be changed. If you color code your environments the standard green, yellow and red. The yellow font color is now hard to see your environments. Let us decide what the selected font color should be.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Fine grained authorisation for REST services

It seems any user in APIUser can execute any Product service. In our solution we might want to permission different users (identified by an access token , I've raised other Ideas for that) to have different access to services (proxied through the ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 0 Future consideration

MDC (Modification Detection Code) support for native PGP service with in the Sterling Integrator.

Other PGP software's like 'McAFee' supports MDC (Modification Detection Code).
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Future consideration