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Sterling Connect:Direct

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Password Vault Support for Connect Direct for Windows

IT Security forbids the use of static passwords and mandates that they are changed periodically.
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Security 2 Delivered

Support for Windows Server 2022

Would like to request getting support for Windows Server 2022 as soon as possible please.

Sterling File Agent support required for AWS S3 buckets

As Enterprise is moving towards AWS cloud, support to watch S3 bucket will be required for business.
over 4 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 6 Delivered

Support for Azure Blob Storage

Following our multi-cloud strategy the support for Blob Storage from Azure is important since Azure is one of the main players in public cloud, hence the native support for Azure Blob Storage is a request we have had from different customers.

Support for MS Windows Server 2019

Please add Microsoft Windows Server 2019 to the list of supported OSes for Connect:Direct for Windows v4.7 and higher.

Connect Direct File Agent: Add a search function to search on File Agent rule names

Please add a search feature for File Agent so if we know the File Agent rule name, we can search on it and then select. This would easier than using the scroll bar or using the wheel on the mouse especially if a File Agent configuration has numero...
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Usability 3 Delivered

ConnectDirect for Linux on PowerPC LE

We have to install ConnectDirect on SLES PPC LE.
over 6 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

Allow for an upload of the CD export as text file for defining rules

Connect Direct Administration, File Agent Configuration: There is no business justification for the time needed to rebuild a ser file should it ever become corrupt. The File agent configuration has a nice feature to export to text. However the o...
about 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Administration & Configuration 5 Delivered

Certify SQLServer2017 for Connect:Direct for Windows

Support for the later versions of supporting software

With advancement of technology, Connect Direct needs to compatible with new OS versions and DB versions

We noticed that Connect Direct ver 6.0 is only compatible with Windows 2016 and SQL 2016. There are new versions of both Windows and SQL are available like SQL 2017, SQL 2019. ABN AMRO who is one of the prestigious strategic customer of IBM is usi...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct / Installation & Upgrade 3 Delivered