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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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Introduce option in IBM SP to pass on the HTTP host header from client to the backend application

Currently IBM SP when configured as a HTTP Reverse Proxy, does not pass the HTTP host header from the client's request to the backend application. The request here is to have this a configurable option, similar to Apache's ProxyPreserveHost option.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 2 Delivered

enhancement request to implement "ecdh-sha2-nistp256", "ecdh-sha2-nistp384", "ecdh-sha2-nistp521" algorithms

We have customers who use the NIST-ciphers for key exchange. The IBM support-Team told us, that Sterling Secure Proxy does not currently support the NIST key Exchange algorithms. So, we are asking for it to be implemented as soon as possible.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Delivered

reading Source IP address from HTTP headers through for example X-Forwarded-For

Currently there is a dynamic routing feature to read incoming source IP address and base the routing based on this value. However many organizations dont support having source IP address hitting the SSP engine servers. Usually the incoming IP addr...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 2 Delivered

Sterling External Authentication Server High Availability Scenario Failover Mechanism Needs

Hi, We would like to extend the options of failover scenarios in SSP-SEAS integration. In high available configuration, where there are two active SEAS, when one of the servers are down, the other takes over the others responsibilities. However,...
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 1 Delivered

SSP support on Windows Server 2016

Hi We are upgrading all our Windows OS server to 2016 in our environment, and we noticed the SSP doesnt support Windows server 2016. Can this request be looked into urgently. Thanks Sathish
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy 0 Delivered

Add SSL Support between Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration Manager / Engine and WebSphere MQ

Security mandates that all the connections need to be secured. WebSphere MQ supports SSL but not SSP CM / SSP Engine, adding this functionality allows meeting the newer security requirements.
over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Add TLS 1.3 Support to Sterling Secure Proxy

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over 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 1 Delivered

Add SOCKS Support for All SSP Protocols

This would be useful in our environment so that we have the ability to refresh hardware at a more rapid pace without having to worry about maintaining IP addresses in the refresh or notify our customers that we are moving to new infrastructure. Ou...
almost 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Usability 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

All SSP logs controllable via LOG4J

From: Linzy Zhu [mailto:linzyzhu@us.ibm.com] Sent: Friday, June 03, 2016 7:57 AMTo: Chris SandersCc: Brad Zickert; Trainer, Jeffrey A; Bennett, Michael Z; Vipin MittalSubject: Re: Monthly Touch point Meeting Between FTS and IBM. Thanks Chris! Mich...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 1 Delivered