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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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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.
12 months 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.
almost 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 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...
about 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Removal of Outer join query in WORKFLOW_CONTEXT Table

The below SQL query is one of the important one to get output from DB Statistics report. However, from what we can see, we are not sure why the 2nd join with WORKFLOW_CONTEXT (WC2) is needed (see the yellow-highlight in the attached screenshot). I...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Needs more information

EDIDeenvelope Service needs support zero document CII standard data

SBI support normal CII Standard, but zero document CII standard data with only Interchange header and trailer data recognize bad data in EDIDeenvelope Service. Please support zero document CII standard data.
4 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Standards 1 Future consideration

Read REST API Client for POST

In the documentation, https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/b2b-integrator/6.0.2?topic=z-rest-api-client-service, the outputpath is specified for a GET but we are attempting to POST. While the BP uses the path I've specified to write a file, it's a 0 byte f...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 0 Under review

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...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 2 Future consideration

Sterling map editor - Adding option to copy/select multiple records/fields at a time

Sterling map editor does not support to select/copy multiple records/segment/feilds in the map
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 0 Not under consideration

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

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