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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...

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Enhance SWIFTNet7ClientResend business process to update previously failed filegateway deliveries

Currently SWIFTNet7ClientResend will be triggered via the SWIFT Adapter Scheduler to look at the SWNET_MSG table for failed PUT transfers to SWIFT. Upon detection of these types of failure the scheduler will trigger an execution of the SWIFTNet7Cl...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Standards 1 Future consideration

Include special characters (e.g. @) in Parameter Name of Obscure Data - Process Data Values service

We are using SI 6.0.3.2 and the Parameter Name does not allow special characters such as "@" being used in the Obscure Data - Process Data Values service. This prevents email addresses being used as Names.
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Security 1 Future consideration

External Schedulers (TWS/Tidal) trigger business process capability in Sterling B2B Integrator

Sterling B2B integrator is tightly coupled with internal schedulers for triggering business process. This is creating a bottleneck for few business requirements which has dependency on external schedulers like TWS,Tidal.. Need capability in Sterli...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Future consideration

Support token based authentication for HTTP adapters and Product REST communications

We are using the 6.1 product REST, the REST Auth.war and a set of custom REST services (the latter two in HTTP Adapters). We have a security challenge on the use of Basic Auth for securing these services which we access via a gateway (Tyk) from a ...
over 2 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / APIs & SDKs 1 Future consideration

Allow passwords longer than 28 characters for LDAP users

The password field on the SBI dashboard login page is restricted to a maximum of 28 characters. However external users who are using LDAP for authentication can have passwords longer than this value, which makes it impossible for these users to lo...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Usability 1 Planned for future release

Support generic S3-compatible object store for document storage

On the Sterling roadmap is support for backing the B2Bi container document store with cloud object storage. Our company has on-site S3-compatible object storage (via Dell EMC ECS) - please ensure the S3 support includes S3-compatible setups and no...

Option to exclude MAILBOX messages from PurgeAll.sh

We run SI as stateless, but use MAILBOX for B2B communication. We clean up SI once every quarter to improve the performance / response time. The clean up process becomes cumbersome because we have to make sure all MAILBOX messages are backed up un...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 2 Not under consideration

Sterling map editor - Search and replace option in Extended rule tab

Sterling map editor does not have the option to find or replace any codes in extended rule tab . Presently we using notepad by copying the code manually from map editor and finding or replacing the logic's, which is taking more time and some times...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Mapping & Translation 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement Support Case for App Gateway

Enhancement Support Case for App Gateway As we have been using App gateway along with Load balancer , below are the two cases where we have had to fix issues with Microsoft and Internal Pepsi app gateway team to resolve logout issues TS009590679 T...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Performance 0 Future consideration

Allow different sender and receiver email addresses for sending alert mails in standard BPs

Currently in many standard BPs both the sender as well as the receiver of an email is coming from the admin users email address. Unfortunately there are situations where the sender (sending system) is different from the required receiver address(e...
over 1 year ago in Sterling B2B Integrator / Administration & Configuration 1 Not under consideration