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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

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We need to create a report listing the certificates configured in secure proxy for the netmaps and seas

We need to create a report listing the certificates configured in secure proxy for the netmaps and seas so we can identify what needs to be updated when a specific certificate expires and to validate all of the certificates have been renewed succe...
10 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 4 Planned for future release

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...
10 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Future consideration

Two factor authentication on SSP Config Manager for admin users

Access to SSP Config Manager GUI for admin users is via userid/password only. This request is for two factor authentication to be supported, via userid/password and RSA token
11 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Future consideration

Support for Odette protocol (OFTP)

In Brazillian market we have a lot customers that are using file transfer based on OFTP (Odette), so because of that, to have more SSP deployed we need to implement this protocol in the SSP.
11 months ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 3 Not under consideration

Disable concurrent user login in SSP

As per Bank security team, Concurrent logins should not be allowed. If the user is login via different machines or different browsers, then the old session should be destroyed. As per them, we need to have this feature in the product or commitment...
about 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Future consideration

Functionality gap - support for signing of SAML AuthRequest to IdP required

It is a requirement of some IdP that AuthRequests sent from SSP to the IdP are signed, currently SSP only supports the signing of the AuthResponse. This is a gap
about 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Other 1 Future consideration

Signature parameter to SEASCustomExitInterface class

Hi Team, To perform actual authentication, the client sends a signature generated using the private key. It is a SSH signature verification. To perform signature verification, customer backend generic solution need the following data in the authen...
over 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 4 Planned for future release

Disable save button until any configuration change is made

Prevents update to configuration when no changes are made.
over 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Add ability to suppress health check (log message)

Simple configuration on/off switch
over 1 year ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 4 Functionality already exists

Suppress password policy error messages from SEAS logs if using Ping for Active Directory.

ERROR LdapPasswordPolicyRetriever - ************** Uknown or unsupported LDAP server detected We use Ping for our Active Directory solution and it was determined that Ping does not return the password policy to SEAS as expected. Therefore, this...
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Functionality already exists