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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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File replay on surviving data center using metadata from cassandra if the processing data center goes down

Currently , if the file is uploaded to the datacenter (DC) and that DC goes down, there is no way to replay that file until the DC comes up. This causes adverse impact on customer's business. Having this will help the production support to replay ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Global Mailbox 1 Future consideration

Map Editor for Mac

We should be able to install Map Editor client downloaded from SI dashboard on Mac computers.
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 0 Future consideration

Native PGP certificate expiry notification

Native PGP feature in latest Sterling 6.1xx do not have any email notifications for the pgp expired certificates based on pgp keystores. Using this new PGP feature,we are trying to completely depend on B2Bi for same and the certificate expiration ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Onboarding 0 Future consideration

Ability to correlate deferred documents with the ST control number assigned to them at time of enveloping

For each document that we process and defer, we lose track of the specific control numbers that are assigned at the time of enveloping. For instance, if you defer 5 separate documents at various times and later run enveloping, we need a method to ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

SI to capture trading partner’s SSL cert automatically

In SI, for HTTPS connections, the trading partner’s SSL certs are required to be checked into SI beforehand. And whenever their partner upgrades their certs, client will need to do manually update SI. Since client has many trading partners, this b...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

RestAPI support for Token Authentication rather than Basic Authentication

Looking for a future service availability to support Token Authentication, either with RestAPI or new one. As per my conversation with an IBM engineer on another troubleshooting call; support of Token Authentication by RestAPI is planned in future...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 0 Future consideration

Accept Signed EERP Requests OFTP2

I recently went added an OFTP2 connection in PROD between IBM customer Thyssen Krupp and their TP WST. We send the file successfully and TP has confirmed they receive the file successfully put it stays in "processing" status on our side as if they...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 0 Future consideration

Need MailClientAdapter for Exchange Web Service

Customers who have been using SI B2B Mail Client Adapter to receive mail from Exchange Online using the POP3 protocol will no longer be able to use POP or IMAP due to a change in the company's security policy. (And Microsoft itself) So, as an alte...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 3 Future consideration

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