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Sterling File Gateway

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Include native Multi-Factor Authentication against a variety of commercial MFA vendors

There are growing needs for integration with Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication. IBM File Gateway as well as IBM Sterling Secure Proxy need to be updated to natively support direct communication with a variety of SSO/MFA solutions with...
2 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 2 Not under consideration

Add native 2 Factor Authentication (2FA/MFA) for external MyFileGateway users

Banking security standards require that external customer access to banking systems require Multi-Factor Authentication. While IBM offer SEAS, and the ability to build customised connectivity to external 2FA providers, this introduces risk whene...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Security 0 Functionality already exists

Self-Service option in SFG, allow our business partner to replay their own failed transfers.

Is there an option in SFG to allow our business partner to replay their own failed file transfers for their accounts? If so, do you have any documentation/information on how to enable that feature?
over 4 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 1 Functionality already exists

Extend myFileGateway/SFG such that users can be assigned to multiple organizations where that user can upload/download files within those organizations and have visibility to file movements within that organization

For security, administration, and governance, a user (external or internal) should be able to use a single LDAP account to manage multiple organizations in myFileGateway/SFG, where that LDAP user can upload/download files within those organization...
about 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Usability 1 Future consideration

SFG with PGP setup page with always trust option

My customer(KBANK Thailand) would like to use SFG with PGP and do not want to accept always trust when the customer would like to onboard the new their clients. My customer do not want to accept always trust by manual way. So need IBM File Gateway...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Office 365 Message Encryption/Decryption

Request is for Microsoft Office Message Encryption/Decryption functionality for SFG. This will be required where 3rd party Producers/Consumers are using OME as their preferred encryption tool.
5 months ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 1 Not under consideration

Looking to have the "Both" authentication option added to Partner creation/edit in File Gateway.

Currently when we have an external customer connect to us using sftp our sftp authentication method requires that someone go into B2Bi User Accounts and select the "Both" option for authentication type. This requires admin access which we would pr...
over 1 year ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 3 Future consideration

Connect Direct Adapter auto recovery

Case TS003985405 was raised to report that the Sterling B2B Integrator Connect Direct Server Adapter does not auto restart if the database connection is broken This leads to file transfer failures and requires a manual restart of the adapter If th...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration

Enable Adhoc Email Link for file downloads without User Login Credentials

This is a business need with most enterprise's we have had conversation. While we have stressed on the aspect of Security concerns and its impact. The clients have strongly evinced interest for this capability as the dependency is high on IT and T...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Other 1 Functionality already exists

PGP UnPackage service to identify if the file was encrypted or signed only

When a signed file is process in Filegateway and with PGP preference set (decryption,sign verification On )PGP UnPackage service does not provide error to state that the file was only signed and not able to decrypt. The PGP UnPackage service compl...
over 4 years ago in Sterling File Gateway / Administration & Configuration 0 Planned for future release