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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...
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...

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Add creation or deletion of SSH profiles to the admin audit report

We have scheduled the admin audit report in SI. However it is not logging the creation or deletion of SSH profiles. Recently a SSH profile was deleted from SI and we don't know who did it.
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Report duplicated entries in netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg

Currently Control Center does not report duplicated entries added to netmap.cfg/userfile.cfg Connect Direct config files. This causes ambiguity. Duplicates can be reported by cfgcheck on the server but there is no possibility to discover/edit/dele...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

HTTP access log with URL, status code, IP's, user agent string, etc.

Security frequently audits to review the HTTP access logs for web server of Sterling Application (external facing apps). Security expect the HTTP access log to reflect the URL, status code, IP's, user agent string, etc. Can you suggest where to tr...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

Allow Connect Direct processes "Waiting on I/O" to stop consuming a Thread (similar to how SFTP operates)

In order to expand usage of Connect Direct inside B2Bi, Connect Direct processes need to behave similar to other protocols. Connect Direct consumes an entire Thread (queue watcher) the entire time a Connect Direct transfer is occurring. With other...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 1 Future consideration

Improve Control Center Rule Administration

In Control Center 6.2 rule administration can only be done via the Web console. If a new rule or an existing rule is updated that contains a list of servers, there is not a pick list. There is a search, but each server the user wants to select can...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Monitor / Usability 1 Future consideration

On the Code (List) Info form, put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data fields much wider

Please put Text1 thru Text9 on their own lines and make the data entry field as wide, or wider, than the size of the Description data entry field.
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

json sterling mapper

Not able to do EDI into JSON or JSON to JSON for any new tech modernization
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 1 Future consideration

osa.rest.url Parameter needs to be able to handle multiple url's

Currently the osa.rest.url can only have one url. The Control Center Director may have multiple event processors. If the event processor (EP's) url that is referenced in the osa.rest.url parameter is down, then those events will not get to the oth...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct 0 Future consideration

Control Center Director/Monitor - Updating Key and Trust store databases

Currently in order for CCM/CCD to be "aware" of change made to the key and/or trust store databases, the event processors (application) must be down. The configCC.bat/sh must be run in order to make CCM/CCD aware of the changes. There needs to be ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Control Center Director 1 Future consideration

Traffic Throttle Mechanism per User/Customer in SFG

There was an instance when a customer uploaded huge number of files every second due to an issue on the customer side which broke the system on our side. We have a traffic throttle mechanism requirement where we can throttle the traffic in SFG pe...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration