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Sterling Connect:Direct

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silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option

Connect Direct for UNIX silent install only has one option to install the client CLI and the server component. The silent install script doesn't have a client (or server) only option to install.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Not under consideration

Connect Direct UNIX: Connect Direct Agent stopAgent.sh

Currently root or a user that has sudo access is the only way that the stopAgent.sh can be executed. This needs to be changed so that the installer can stop the Agent without having sudo or root access.
about 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 1 Future consideration

Status to be returned when performing an automatic silent install

When performing an automated silent install/upgrade from the Windows command prompt, instead of the command dropping straight back to the command prompt, certain messages would be returned and at the end of the install/upgrade a return code/status...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Passwordless connection to built-in local PostgreSQL

This enhancement should allow to use alternate access options to local PostgreSQL other than locally encrypted password to PostgreSQL user. Proposed solutions include: certificate-based authentication (preferred, if technically feasable) password ...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Under review

Copy to Sharepoint UNC path using WebDAV@SSL protocol instead of SMB/CIFS

currently C:D can copy to Sharepoint shares only using SMB/CIFS protocol we need to copy to a Sharepoint share which is accessible using WebDAV@SSL protocol \\our.sharepoint.local@SSL\DavWWWRoot\sites\abcxyz\Shared Documents\destination-folder\
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Connect:Direct Client Identification by the Connect:Direct Server

Connect:Direct, although a peer to peer MFT tool, uses a client - server model as it's underlying architecture. With a client submitting a job to the C:D server, we cannot identify the client server with the current state of affairs if the C:D ser...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

developement

to add High Water Mark for max API session to be reported into the statistics
about 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 4 Not under consideration

File Agent Rule Definition Panel: Capability to use the same arguments in the "process name" field as in "process arguments"

We would like to create a very dynamic approach for the definition of file agent rules using the "monitor subdirecctory feature" and a model for subdirectory structures containing the cdp process file name.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

C:D Unix Web Interface needs some adjustability for user convenience.

The ability to adjust default settings when using the C:D Unix Web Interface is needed. Current defaults when browsing statistics are lowest-common-denominator, i.e. the viewing of records is limited to 10 by default. Most installations are capabl...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Support for calling scripts following completion of transfer

The sender of a file can specify a script to call once the file transfer is complete. There are customers that will not implement this. How about a way for the receiver to specify a script to call once the transfer is completed.
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 1 Functionality already exists