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PINNED Add support to controllerWorkflow script to restart BPs that are in "completed, error" state by individual BP IDs
During system issues, we are unable to bulk restart the BP IDs at a time. This is causing huge support effort in the clean-up process. Existing controllerWorkflow.sh script doesn't have a solution to restart the BPIDs that are in "completed, error...

Sterling B2B Integrator

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Supporting AUTH TLS for FTPS Port 21

Enable AUTH TLS on FTPS Transfer. Current version of SI 6.1.2 doesn't support AUTH TLS. This was a request from an external vendor to enable AUTH TLS for secured transfer.
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Not under consideration

Regarding user account creation alert in SI/SFG

Hi Team, We do not have any option to get an alert or notification whenever we create a new user in Sterling Dashboard or File-Gateway, It will be good if we can have an alert in security point of you, Please let me know if you need any other info...
8 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Needs more information

Allow configuration of SMTP alert parameters for Event Framework

Currently alert emails sent via Event Framework are send with fixed SMTP port 25. Since more and more companies have special requirements for SMTP mail traffic it would be great if the SMTP parameters like port, authentication etc. could be config...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Have the ability to export an entire secret PGP keypair within B2Bi

As discussed with support in TS011052588 - it is not possible to export a secret keypair that has been imported/generated with Native PGP, into a format that can then be imported to use with other PGP software. When you export a secret key via the...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Create a separate jdbc pool for opscmd

Issue: Customer noticed that SBI's opscmd.sh script duplicates the creation of every connection pools from SBI to the Database. Root Cause Analysis: When queueDepth command (using opscmd script) is invoked, it creates another copy of connection po...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 0 Future consideration

New report that lists the XML source code of the BPs.

New report that allows the client to know the xml content of one, several or all active BPs in the system at any time. This would allow reviewing the processes, looking for adapters and others, that the client may need to know when migrating from ...
almost 3 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

sftp client list service should have configurable parameter to list the number of files.

In certain customer sites, The file count that need to be picked up using sftp client services range from 1 to 100,000 from partner's sftp server. When we use the sftp client list service to list the files (when the file count is at max range) the...
about 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 0 Future consideration

Extend the REST API Client Service to allow for Bearer Token as an authorization method

When connecting to the PayPal REST API's for invoicing they require Bearer Token authorization. The token is retrieved from an API that uses Basic authentication.
over 4 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / B2B Advanced Communications 1 Planned for future release

Access to multiple mailboxes from one MFG user

The ability to log onto MFG as a user and to be able to navigate to other user's mailboxes, security permitting. This would enable third parties to send files using MFG to their mailboxes and a number of other users to use MFG to see and download ...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Future consideration

Need mTLS connectivity

This is a request for enhancement. Could you add mTLS to this product. Currently we have one partner that is requesting this capability in order to do business with them. mTLS is a type of mutual authentication in which the two parties in a connec...
9 months ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Needs more information