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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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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...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add a polling feature to IBM Sterling B2B Integrator similar - to the IBM Sterling GENTRAN polling feature.

The GENTRAN polling feature we have used for years had made it possible to be very close to RealTIME in processing and getting files to their destination. Our internal systems and external customers have come to expect this, especially to meet SLA...
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Functionality already exists

Change selector page from number to dropdown box while navigating multiple records

Change the page selector from 1,2,3...100 to dropdown box 1-10, 11-20,etc.It is easier to select directly from the dropdown box, instead of going to page 10 and then few more, since not all pages are displayed.
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Not under consideration

REST API client service content type

The RESTAPIClient service accepts only 'Application/JSON and Application/XML as valid values for Content-type. For our integration with Okta, Okta expects the content-type as ' application/x-www-form-urlencoded'. While this works fine with postman...
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Other 1 Under review

Single Sign On with Okta identity provider

currently Single Sign On with Netegrity SiteMinder is only supported. Requesting IBM to include Okta as Single Sign On provider with IBM Sterling B2B Integrator along with documentation.
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

AWSS3ClientForB2Bi Adapter can't work to receive parameters from BPML

When using the AWSS3ClientForB2Bi Adapter and configuring the connection with S3 it works well. When working with BPML and trying to pass the connections to S3 by BPML it doesn't work. The idea is to allow BPML parameters to connect with S3.
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Future consideration

Allow kerberos authentication for Sterling B2B Integrator to connect to it's database

Security policy in our organisation mandates that applications must use integrated / trusted authentication to connect to databases (rather than SQL authentication / username + password). I'm unable to find any IBM documentation regarding this for...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Future consideration

security.OverrideAsnCompliancePolicy=true needs to be added into the security.properties.in file

per IBM - There is a technote that indicates security.OverrideAsnCompliancePolicy=true be added to the customer_overrides specifically to ignore OID errors caused by certificates with attributes not supported by the Certicom jar files which SI use...
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
5 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Planned for future release

Allow PS log file name to be configured with standard name

Currently the PS log file name is like PS.Logger.Dyyyymmmdd.Thhmmss. It should be configurable and follow the same name convention as what's used in CM and SSP etc.
over 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator 1 Planned for future release