Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Sterling Connect:Direct

Showing 196

Need to be HSPD12 compliant

IRS is trying to get Sterling Connect:Direct 6.1 approved for usage in the IRS and it is being requested that we inquire as to why this product is not HSPD12 compliant?
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 1 Not under consideration

Integrate iKeyman with Connect Direct Web Services

IBM Control Center and IBM Connect Direct Secure + both have iKeyman integrated/included with the product. Why isn't this the case for Connect Direct Web Services?
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 2 Future consideration

Do you have any plan now to support ARM based systems

Nowday there are more and more ARM-based systems,do you have any plan now to support ARM based systems?
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 1 Not under consideration

Enhance C:D Rest API cdwebconsole/svc/processcontrolcriterias to allow definition of symbolic parameter values

The current approach enables to execute a static/hardcoded locally stored CDP process. This approach is very limited as for example you cannot specify a specific file name in a copy step to be transferred when executing. Therefore please extend th...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / APIs & SDKs 1 Not under consideration

Remove the requirement for a keystore password when running a silent upgrade

A manual upgrade does not require a keystore password, but a silent upgrade does. Removing the need for this keystore password would simplify the silent upgrade process and be more secure.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Is a defect

Cluster Support and Certification for Connect:Direct Web Service 6.0

CDWS would be an integral part of Connect Direct as technological adaption of APIs increases. And when we want to have an API server, we would look at providing 24/7 services to our businesses. So we want to have CDWS on a clustered model especial...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Planned for future release

certificate-based authentication support for CDAIJ and CDW

Many customers from banks need to change their OS users' password every 1 or 3 months for all OS according to their security regulation which means all applications or middleware using the old password must change at the same time. For customers, ...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Not under consideration

IBM software needs some form of integrity check / digitally signed agent as proof of authenticity

We have a requirement when obtaining software and need IBM to provide an answer around the following requirement: We need to be able to test the source and integrity of the software being installed in the HSD environments. In my experience, this i...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Other 3 Functionality already exists

Connect:Direct - Certify SQLServer 2016 Express Edition as a supported database for C:D v.4.7 or v.4.8

Ability to upgrade to the latest software.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Include API monitoring/output in CD Logs

API connects to the CD product can be for File Transfer submissions or stat gathering for another use such as log checks. These API have a max value configurable on the local node entry in CD netmap file but currently there is no logging of API ac...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 1 Not under consideration