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PINNED Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA
As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
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...

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Add support for PUT messages to AWS SQS and AWS SNS

Today B2B has only support for GET messages from AWS SQS, we also needs support to PUT messages do AWS SQS. In additional will be nice if we have support for PUT messages to AWS SNS, because we use AWS SNS do automate notifications to many AWS SQS.
about 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Future consideration

A new report in Transparent Supply UI that reflects the number of events sent to the platform per year and month of the EventTime and Country of the Facility that uploads it.

We need a report in the Transparent Supply Dashboard in an “Event Uploads” style that reflects the number of events sent to the platform per year and month of the EventTime (not the time it was uploaded) and Country of the Facility that uploads it...
about 1 year ago in SCIS Transparent Supply Application 0 Future consideration

Build and Deploy only the war needed + Build script per Env

IDEA-1: Todays it is not possible to build only selected war of the application that requires rebuild. Every time whole ear is built with all the wars which takes quite a time. It would be great if user can select the required war to be rebuild an...
about 1 year ago in Self Service Tool 0 Future consideration

Freeze/Fix Column names on Comparison Matrix

In the Comparison Matrix Widget, when users Add certain columns to view in the matrix, when you scroll to the right, you loose visibility of what each row of information is. can the field names be fixed to the left side of the window pane so as th...
about 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Move the 'Previous Item' and 'Item state' icon to the right hand side of the screen

I personally think it would be more useful to have the 'previous item' sitting next to the 'next item' rather than to the far left of the screen, especially as more companies are moving toward the wider single monitor. I find I'm constantly scanni...
about 1 year ago in MRO Inventory Optimization 1 Future consideration

Present Multiple Host Keys - RSA and ECDSA

As with standard Linux servers today Secure Proxy should be able to present Host Keys (more than one) in both RSA and ECDSA formats depending on what type the vendor incoming connection supports. Vendors are demanding Host Keys that are stronger t...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Future consideration

SFG Utlization and Consumption KPI's

We are trying to explore consumption KPI's of the environment. At a high level, how to obtain correlation between file transfers volume/size with over all resources consumption ? - Build trend visualizations showing weekly consumption - cpu/memory...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Reporting 2 Future consideration

Add capability to hard fail SSL error processes

When an SSL handshake error occurs, the process is placed in HO ER status. This does not trigger the same error alerts as file transfer failures when the process is pushed into HO ER status. If the same alert triggering would occur from session se...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Update a watched directory location for Integrated File Agent

For stand alone File Agent, a user can update/correct a watched directory location. This seems like a basic function and yet it doesn't exist for Integrated File Agent. If a watched directory location has to be updated for Integrated File Agent, i...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Add Audit Log Capabilities to File Agent

For Stand alone and Integrated File Agent, some kind of auditing feature needs to be added. Currently messages are created showing that the configuration has been updated, but what in the configuration was updated? This is what shops need to know.
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Reporting 4 Future consideration