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Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS

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Generate statistics in CD z/OS when a node is not defined in the netmap

Connect:Direct z/OS can reject any incoming connection request which is not defined to the C:D NETMAP when parameter NETMAP.CHECK is set to ALL,ALL,FAIL and TCP,ALL,FAIL. Have Connect:Direct z/OS generated statistical records that IBM Sterling Con...
2 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Submitted

Enhanced messaging for various message states within job log to allow automation

Today - the only way to verify message processing is to log into Connect:Direct and check the current status. We would like it when messages go into the various states (specifically a wait state) for a message to put but out to the started task jo...
9 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Propagate DSNTYPE values between z/OS systems

Consider cloning the DSNTYPE values for transfers between z/OS systems by the default. Shouldn't be necessary to specify them if the source dataset must be the same as the destination
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Apply maintenance on a multi-LPAR CDPLEX

Currently, to apply maintenance to a CDPLEX that is in more than one LPARs, we must stop the entire CDPLEX and apply maintenance to the entire group at the same time. In a case to support they told that this is so because the Manager could have pr...
7 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Status "Wait Queue" on SMF record

Add the Wait Queue" statuses (WC, WP, WT, and WX) in the SMF records.
over 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 0 Future consideration

Issue messages to the CDPLEX Manager job log when CDPLEX Servers enter and leave the XCF Group

there were no message observed in the CDPLEX Manager job log when a CDPLEX Server enters or leaves the XCF group, we feel it is extremely important to Broadridge and others that messages about the CDPLEX Servers when entering and leaving the CDPle...
4 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Security Administration Report from SPOE administration

Using the ADMIN function to maintain entries in SPOE is basically performing security administration functions. In some environments auditors/regulators like to see who is performing administration and what changes they are making. Requesting that...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 4 Future consideration

Enable Transfer of Entire USS Directory via C:D z/OS

Sending Unix files on Z via C:D is tedious at best. I'd like for Connect:Direct to at least be on par with FTP functionality-wise if I'm going to try to convince users that it's in fact the better choice. C:D needs to be able to transfer an entire...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS / Usability 0 Not under consideration

Include transfer rates monitoring on active filetransfers

Please include file transfer rate monitoring mechanism on active filetransfers. We had an issue with partner where after partner side upgrade the transfer rate became very slow. The filetransfer that took previously minutes, was now hours long. Sa...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Ambiguous Logon Messages For zCD instead of RACF001I, RACF002I

Hello. You have several message IDs for zCD logon security that are not ambiguous. We want you to offer ambiguous logon messages that will not give any hint to an nonauthorized user.
8 months ago in Sterling Connect:Direct for Z/OS 1 Planned for future release