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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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SEAS Logging Update - User Account/Key Auth

We have SEAS pointing to an LDAP for authentication. When a user account fails to authenticate via SSH public/private key, the logs show that failure in 'error' mode, but that line does not contain the useraccount that failed to log in. We can onl...
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Future consideration

More detailed ERROR logging for SEAS

SEAS logging at ERROR level does not provide sufficient information regarding authentication failures, forcing us to keep logging level at DEBUG which uses an extremely high amount of disk space in order to have sufficient log retention. For examp...
over 6 years ago in Sterling External Authentication Server / Usability 0 Functionality already exists

Control Center: statRecordIds File

I've been doing some testing with the statRecordIds file on our test environment. Today I realized that more attention needs to be given to this file. You are probably wondering what do I mean? Here is a possible situation below. A site is running...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Control Center Email Action Ehancement

I recently learned that in a Control Center email action, if the body of the email action is left blank, it will return all of the available variables for the rule parameters you have set. I did some testing where I removed all of the variables I ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 0 Future consideration

Control Center SQL 2012 JDBC URL

ControlCenter database moved to sql 2012 high availability group with cluster members on multiple IP subnets. Need to be able to modify the database urls to include the parameter muultisubnetfailover=true, i.e url=jdbc:sqlserver://sql2012clusterna...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Functionality already exists

Restrict a user to one specific report

As of now we dont have option to restrict a particular user to specific reports ( either in standard SCC or reports created in cognos)
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Functionality already exists

SCC request for Blank Passwords in Functional Authorities/User Proxies

We are using ACF2 for our z/OS security package. As such we have batch accounts specifically for connect direct that are set with no passwords and can only be accessed via other secure JCL procedures. As such we can't manage them via the SCC Confi...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

SCC should secure Cognos using the same certificates as the SCC application by default

The integrated Cognos instance in SCC should be secured using the same certificate stores as the SCC application itself. I should not use a CAMUSER certificate signed by CA as the default when SCC has been secured using private certificates. This ...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Installation & Upgrade 2 Not under consideration

Configuration management should have an approval process for changes

There should be an approval process built into SCC for making changes with the Configure Servers functions. Adding an optional hook to make a call to a change management system for validation would be even better. The change process should include...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Extend Report formatting options in Cognos to the SCC interface

Report formatting options for page output should be present in SCC and not require the report to be created, scheduled, and then modified manually in Cognos. Page layout, fit to page, and other options should be part of the report definition in SC...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Reporting 0 Not under consideration