Skip to Main Content
IBM Sterling


This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

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...

Sterling Secure Proxy

Showing 34

SSP to support 9000+ IPs/range nodes in Inbound Netmaps for all protocols

Currently, we have 9000+ IPs/CIDR ranges to allow the traffic from. We have added 9000+ entries in Netmap nodes but when we try to edit/save/add more nodes manually the SSP CM GUI is hanging/breaks/not responding properly/going to inoperable state...
over 3 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

RHEL8/RH8 Support for IBM Secure Proxy

SSPCM currently supports RHEL7 (which reaches "End of Support" in Aug 2021. Rather than installing a new instance of SSPCM and its components onto RHEL7 and then repeating the process again on RHEL8 once its supported. It'd be extremely useful...
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 1 Delivered

SSP - add support for securing MQ connections

In order to monitor SSP via Control Center, MQ has to be used. SSP and ICC do not support secure connections to MQ. All our connections have to use SSL, therefore we cannot monitor SSP.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 1 Delivered

Increase Key Exchange Security

We have a merchant who can't complete connectivity to SSP SFTP because they don't support the Key Exchange we currently have available. Their preference would be to use these kex protocols:ecdh-sha2-nistp256 ephemeral-ephemeral elliptic curve Diff...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Need for Sterling Secure Proxy to Support IPv6

Need for Sterling Secure Proxy to Support IPv6
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Delivered

Suppress load balancer health check pings for Configuration Manager Dashboard

We have Active- Passive Configuration Manager in our implementations. Administrators connect to Configuration Manager via Load Balancer URL. This would allow the administrators not to worry which configuration manager server they connect to.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Delivered

OCSP implementation for CD/SEAS

CD/SEAS do not provide any means to check the status of the certifcate in real time. They current rely on cache update on regular basis. Addition of OSCP in SEAS will provide a realtime check of revocation
over 4 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Enable SAML SSO on secure proxy server

We have an existing requirement as follows. The trading partners are required to login to myFIlegateway through SSP Http adapter. SSP should be configured to support SSO using 3rd party application. Below is the sequence of events, should happen a...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Delivered

Maintain FIPS support for SSP HSM

JCE FIPS implementation has changed in the JRE shipped with SSP 6.0.2 to add support for TLSv1.3. Require verification that FIPS mode will continue to be supported after migration from 6.0.1.1
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 0 Delivered

secure proxy does not support HSTS. it needs to.

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy does not support an HSTS policy on the HTTPS adapter.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered