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

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Sterling Secure Proxy

Showing 32

Make Sterling Secure Proxy perform DNS resolution at the connection time

Currently SSP Engines only perform DNS lookups when the configuration is loaded from the configuration manager. This should be changed so that DNS resolution is performed at the time of a connection, when a node's configuration is accessed.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Technology Stack Support (OS, DB, Protocols) 0 Not under consideration

Utility option to a view only mode for SSP configuration

Currently the only way to view a configuration (Adapter, netmap,policy, etc ) is to open it for editing. This causes unnecessary riskto accidentally make changes of production configurations.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Key Expiry Notification and Secure+ Enabled

Sterling Secure Proxy Administration of Certificate Expiry and Secure+ Enabled View
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Add multiple ICAP servers

Would like to have the option to add an alternate ICAP server for redundancy
almost 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Performance 0 Not under consideration

Set up and track expiration of SSH public key in Authorized Key Store

Add more security to the keys, notification of expiration and renew them after certain period.
about 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

to store SSH keys on HSM - SSP

Barclays GIS team have requirement to store the SSH keys on HSM. We raised case "TS004170075" with IBM and got to know that currently SSP dont support this and requested to raise RFE for it. Currently we store the x509 certs into HSM and want same...
about 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Not under consideration

More authentication mechanisms can be used for Sterling Secure Proxy to be monitored by SCC

In the Sterling Secure Proxy Configuration related documents, only the user/Password authentication mechanism to be used for the SSP to be monitored by the SCC. However this method might not be a good option, since the password can't be hold for a...
over 2 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Security 2 Not under consideration

RFE for SSP - User Lockout feature

SSP - User Lockout feature. SSP -> Credentials -> User Store -> User Lockout Threshold setting A user account is locked after a specified number of failed login attempts. The number of failed login attempts allowed is defined by the User ...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration

Create Upgrade/Migration Process for SSP Engines/CMs

The SSP CM and Engines currently have to be on the same point release to function. This prevents a customer with a large installation base from gradually upgrading their environment. We have one CM with cold fail over and as many as 24 Engines att...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Configuration managment needs to have a schedule and approval process

Changes made in the configuration management interface should require an approval process that could make an external call for validation if needed. This would require a scheduling function as well as an approval process.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Secure Proxy / Administration & Configuration 0 Not under consideration